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|Mistakes Prove Costly for Bears in Atlanta - Again
|ATLANTA (AP) -- Chicago made another huge mistake in the red zone, and the Atlanta Falcons held on for another wild victory over the Bears.
Michael Turner scored the go-ahead touchdown on an otherwise forgettable night, powering over from 5 yards with 3:06 remaining, and the defense held at the end to preserve a 21-14 victory Sunday night.
Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes for the Falcons (4-1), who matched the best five-game start in franchise history.
The Bears (3-2) will surely be moaning about all the mistakes down close that helped end their three-game winning streak: a fumble at the 1, an interception at the 9 and a crucial penalty when they had fourth-and-1 at the Atlanta 5 with less than a minute to go.
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