Chicago Bears offense struggles but Cairo Santos’ last-second field goal gives them 23-20 win

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CHICAGO — Roquan Smith came up with a big play just when the Chicago Bears needed it Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. Smith jumped in front of Houston Texans quarterback Davis Mills’ pass to Rex Burkhead for an interception and returned it 18 yards to the 12-yard line with just more than a minute to play. Kicker Cairo Santos followed with a 30-yard field goal to give the Bears a 23-20 victory to improve to 2-1. With the score tied at 20, the Texans committed a holding penalty on a punt return and got the ball at their own 17-yard line with a chance to take the lead. But three plays into the …

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