|Date of game: 8/8/2014
Recap: Chicago vs. Philadelphia
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Zach Miller caught two touchdown passes and the Chicago Bears upended the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-28, in the preseason opener for both teams.
Jay Cutler threw a 10-yard pass to Miller in the back of the end zone late in the first quarter, and Miller caught another touchdown pass from Jordan Palmer in the second.
Cutler finished with 85 yards on 9-of-13 passing for the Bears, whose backups also proved effective. Palmer completed 8-of-11 throws for 104 yards with an interception, while Jimmy Clausen tossed for two scores.
Clausen connected with Chris Williams and Micheal Spurlock for TDs after Matt Barkley's scoring strike to David Fluellen had given the Eagles a 28-17 lead early in the second half.
Philadelphia started slow with Nick Foles getting picked off twice in his three possessions under center. Mark Sanchez was an efficient 7-of-10 for 79 yards and led the Eagles' second-team offense to 14 points courtesy of Matthew Tucker's two touchdown runs.
Josh Huff returned a kickoff 102 yards for a TD in the loss.Game Notes