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NFL Week 4 Game Recap: Denver Broncos 31, Chicago Bears 28

2RYK9B7 Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson passes as Chicago Bears linebacker T.J. Edwards (53) defends during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Erin Hooley)

In a battle of winless teams, the Denver Broncos defeated the Chicago Bears 31-28. The result pushes the Broncos to a 1-3 record, while the Bears drop to 0-4 with the loss.

Offensive spotlight: Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson was the top performer from today’s game. He finished 21-of-28 for 223 yards and three touchdowns and averaged 8.0 yards per attempt.

Defensive Spotlight: Bears linebacker T.J. Edwards was the standout performer in this game, with eight total tackles and seven solo tackles.

Rookie spotlight: Broncos rookie edge rusher Nik Bonitto was the top rookie performer in this game, recording 2.5 sacks. 

Box Score

Passing
Denver Broncos
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int Sacks Rtg
Russell Wilson 22.2 21 / 28 223 8.0 3 0 1 133.5
Chicago Bears
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int Sacks Rtg
Justin Fields 32.9 28 / 35 335 9.6 4 1 4 132.7
Rushing
Denver Broncos
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long Fum Lost
Russell Wilson 22.2 4 13 3.2 0 10 0
Jaleel McLaughlin 19.4 7 72 10.3 0 31 0
Samaje Perine 5.5 6 12 2.0 0 5 0
Javonte Williams 3.9 2 0 0.0 0 1 0
Chicago Bears
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long Fum Lost
Justin Fields 32.9 4 25 6.2 0 20 1
Cole Kmet 27.6 1 1 1.0 0 1 0
Khalil Herbert 25.2 18 103 5.7 0 24 0
Roschon Johnson 2.5 5 13 2.6 0 7 0
Tyler Scott 1.9 2 19 9.5 0 11 0
Velus Jones Jr. 1.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0
Receiving
Denver Broncos
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT YPR TD
Jaleel McLaughlin 19.4 3 3 32 10.7 10.7 1
Courtland Sutton 11.7 5 3 27 5.4 9.0 1
Jerry Jeudy 8.2 5 3 52 10.4 17.3 0
Brandon Johnson 7.4 1 1 4 4.0 4.0 1
Marvin Mims Jr. 6.7 2 2 47 23.5 23.5 0
Samaje Perine 5.5 2 2 23 11.5 11.5 0
Javonte Williams 3.9 3 3 9 3.0 3.0 0
Nate Adkins 2.8 2 2 8 4.0 4.0 0
Lil'Jordan Humphrey 2.1 1 1 11 11.0 11.0 0
Chris Manhertz 2.0 1 1 10 10.0 10.0 0
Adam Trautman 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0
Chicago Bears
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT YPR TD
DJ Moore 30.1 9 8 131 14.6 16.4 1
Cole Kmet 27.6 9 7 85 9.4 12.1 2
Khalil Herbert 25.2 5 4 19 3.8 4.8 1
Darnell Mooney 9.1 4 4 51 12.8 12.8 0
Robert Tonyan 3.8 2 2 18 9.0 9.0 0
Equanimeous St. Brown 3.1 1 1 21 21.0 21.0 0
Roschon Johnson 2.5 1 1 2 2.0 2.0 0
Marcedes Lewis 1.8 1 1 8 8.0 8.0 0
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