Jay Cutler threw for 265 yards and three touchdowns in his return from injury as the Bears beat the Browns 38-31 at FirstEnergy Stadium. Cutler had missed four games with a high ankle sprain. Matt Forte had 24 carries for 127 yards, while Michael Bush added 44 yards and a touchdown on three touches for Chicago, which moved ahead of Detroit for first place in the NFC North at 8-and-6. The Lions, who are 7-and-6 and hold the tiebreaker over the Bears, host Baltimore on "Monday Night Football." Brandon Marshall had six catches for 95 yards and Zack Bowman had a pair of interceptions, including a 43-yard return for a touchdown for the Bears. Jason Campbell finished 23-of-39 for 273 yards with a TD and the two picks for the Browns, who fell to 4-and-10 with their fifth straight loss. Tashaun Gipson had a 44-yard pick-six and T.J. Ward returned a fumble 51 yards for a score in the setback.
The Bears will be at Philadelphia against the Eagles next Sunday night. WRHL'S Pre-Game Show begins at 7.