McCown helps Bears top BrownsAug 31, 2012 - 3:20 AM Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Josh McCown threw for 157 yards and two touchdowns on Thursday and the Chicago Bears edged the Cleveland Browns, 28-20, in the preseason finale for both teams.
McCown completed 20-of-29 passes with an interception. He threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Dane Sanzenbacher and also hit Armando Allen for am 11-yard scoring strike.
Jay Cutler did not play for the Bears, who will open the regular season against the Indianapolis Colts at Soldier Field on Sunday, Sept. 9.
Greg McCoy returned an interception 15 yards for a touchdown in the win and Brittan Golden returned a blocked punt 22 yards for a score.
Allen finished with 51 receiving yards on five catches and also led the rushing attack with 16 carries for 83 yards. Lorenzo Booker had 81 yards on 15 carries.
The Browns, who will open the regular season Sept. 9 at home against the Philadelphia Eagles, held out rookie starting quarterback Brandon Weeden.
Colt McCoy got the start for Cleveland and completed 2-of-5 passes for 16 yards with an interception.
Seneca Wallace threw for 36 yards on 3-of-4 passing and completed a two-yard touchdown pass to Rod Windsor.
Adonis Thomas rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in the setback and Phil Dawson hit field goals of 39 and 42 yards.
- CHICAGO: 28
Aug 30 10:34 PM
- == Preseason == Cleveland Field Goal - 42-yarder by Phil Dawson.
Bears 28, Browns 20 4th - 4:58Aug 30 10:22 PM
- == Preseason == Cleveland Touchdown - 1-yard run by Adonis Thomas. (Phil Dawson kick).
Bears 28, Browns 17 4th - 10:09Aug 30 10:04 PM
- CHICAGO: 28
End of 3rd
Aug 30 9:56 PM
- == Preseason == Chicago Touchdown - 22-yard blocked punt return by Brittan Golden. (Robbie G
Bears 28, Browns 10 3rd - 3:26Aug 30 9:47 PM
- == Preseason == Chicago Touchdown - 15-yard interception return by Greg McCoy. (Robbie Gould
Bears 21, Browns 10 3rd - 4:56Aug 30 9:40 PM
- == Preseason == Cleveland Field Goal - 39-yarder by Phil Dawson.
Bears 14, Browns 10 3rd - 11:19Aug 30 9:19 PM
- CHICAGO: 14
Aug 30 8:58 PM
- == Preseason == Cleveland Touchdown - 2-yard pass from Seneca Wallace to Rod Windsor. (Phil
Bears 14, Browns 7 2nd - 0:47Aug 30 8:47 PM
- == Preseason == Chicago Touchdown - 11-yard pass from Josh McCown to Armando Allen. (Robbie
Bears 14, Browns 0 2nd - 4:19Aug 30 8:36 PM
- CHICAGO: 7
End of 1st
Aug 30 8:14 PM
- == Preseason == Chicago Touchdown - 30-yard pass from Josh McCown to Dane Sanzenbacher. (Rob
Bears 7, Browns 0 1st - 6:15Aug 30 7:58 PM
- CHICAGO: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 30 7:37 PM
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