NFL round-up: Bears blaze Bucs but Eifert’s horror injury mars Bengals win

  • Miami Dolphins’ winning run ends at the hands of Patriots
  • Dallas Cowboys beat Detroit Lions thanks to late field-goal
  • Houston Texans beat Indianapolis Colts in thriller

Mitchell Trubisky threw a career-high six touchdown passes and the NFC North-leading Chicago Bears pounded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48-10 on Sunday. The Bears won their third straight with Trubisky delivering the sort of breakout performance general manager Ryan Pace envisioned when he traded up a spot to draft the prized quarterback with the No2 overall pick last year.

He finished one TD pass shy of a franchise mark set by Sid Luckman against the New York Giants in 1943. The Bears also racked up 483 yards, nearly matching their record of 488 in that same game, on the way to their highest point total since 51-20 victory over Tennessee in 2012.

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