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Quick take: Special teams hurt Bears

It was over when ...
Halftime arrived. The Bears were shut out in the first half and their special teams unit gave up a safety on a botched kickoff return and then a 70-yard punt return in the second quarter.

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Cleveland's Joshua Cribbs had just one reception for 21 yards, but among his four punt returns was a 70-yarder that went for a touchdown. Bears third-string QB Kyle Orton finished 12-of-19 for 103 yards.

Key stat
The Bears offense could only muster one field goal through the first three quarters. Chicago had five more first downs than the Browns but lost eight points (TD, safety) to poor special-teams play.

Bears rookie TE Greg Olson left the game with a knee injury in the first half after catching three passes for 7 yards.

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