NFL Update - Week Nine

Nov. 7, 2012

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Jay Cutler led the Bears to a big win over the Titans in his return to Nashville this week (Associated Press/Wade Payne). is back with a look at Week Nine of action in the National Football League. If you live in Middle Tennessee, it was hard to miss the story of the week as Jay Cutler, Earl Bennett and D.J. Moore made their return to Music City with the Bears.

Chicago 51, Tennessee 20 - Recap
There was not much drama on the east bank of the Cumberland this Sunday, as the Bears raced out to a 28-2 lead after the first quarter before defeating the Titans, 51-20.

Cutler was 19-26 passing for 229 yards and three touchdowns as the Bears improved to 7-1. Four of his completions went to fellow Commodore Earl Bennett for 22 yards.

D.J. Moore had two tackles for a Chicago defense that forced five turnovers.

Green Bay 31, Arizona 17 - Recap
Cornerback Casey Hayward had another big game, recording seven tackles, forcing a fumble and defending two passes as the Packers held the Cardinals to 17 points.

Safety Sean Richardson added a pair of special teams tackles as the Packers moved to 6-3 and try to hang with the Bears in the NFC North.

Tampa Bay 42, Oakland 32 - Recap
Cornerback Myron Lewis made a pair of tackles as the Buccaneers got back to .500 (4-4) with a win in Oakland.

Other Notes
Offensive lineman Chris Williams enjoyed a Week Nine bye with the Rams.

Branden Barden remains on the Titans practice squad as a tight end.

Tim Fugger has been on the Cardinals Practice squad since October 29.

Week 10 Action
Tennessee at Miami - Noon, CBS
San Diego at Tampa Bay - Noon, CBS
St. Louis at San Francisco - 3:25 p.m., FOX
Houston at Chicago, 7:20 p.m., NBC
Green Bay, bye
Arizona, bye



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