National Football League
                    === Cutler helps Bears past Raiders ===
 Oakland,  CA  (Sports Network) - The  Chicago Bears scored the game's first 27
 points behind strong performances from Jay Cutler, Matt Forte and Michael Bush
 en  route to  defeating the  Oakland Raiders,  34-26, in  preseason action  on
 Cutler threw for a touchdown and 142 yards on 12-of-21 efficiency, while Forte
 racked  up  76 yards  on six  carries with  a touchdown  catch. Bush added two
 rushing scores in the victory.
 The  Chicago  defense harassed  Oakland  starting  signal caller  Matt  Flynn,
 picking  him off twice  and limiting him to a 3-of-6 performance for 19 yards.
 Terrelle  Pryor, though, fared much better.  He completed 7-of-9 throws for 93
 yards while accumulating a passing and a rushing touchdown in the second half.
 The  Bears received  a 45-yard  field goal  from Robbie  Gould on  their first
 possession,  and the  offense was back on the field quickly after Tim Jennings
 picked off Flynn's first pass of Oakland's second series.
 On  the  next play, Cutler  threw short  to Forte, who  rumbled 32 yards for a
 touchdown and a 10-0 Chicago lead.
 The Bears were back in the end zone again soon after, with a 35-yard rush from
 Forte keying a 6-play series that ended on a 10-yard TD run by Bush. Bush then
 added a 1-yard score early in the second to help Chicago build a 24-0 lead.
 Sebastian  Janikowski's  49-yard missed field  goal set up Bush's first score,
 but  he was  able to  counter a  Gould 53-yarder  with a  58-yard bomb  at the
 conclusion of the half to make it 27-3.
 Pryor  took a  hold of the offense  in the second half and thrived, scrambling
 for  a  25-yard touchdown on  his first possession.  The Raiders got a 30-yard
 field  goal from  Janikowski after making a fourth down stop, and Pryor hooked
 up  with  Nick Kasa for  a 19-yard touchdown  on his final  drive to make it a
 27-20 game.
 Matt  McGloin took  the reins next for  Oakland with a chance to tie the game,
 but  was picked  off by  C.J.  Wilson. Michael  Ford  then ran  for a  15-yard
 touchdown to re-establish a two-score lead for Chicago.
 McGloin  came back to  toss a 5-yard TD pass to Jamize Olawale, but was picked
 off again, this time by Jerry Franklin, on Oakland's last possession.
 08/24 01:26:32 ET