Willie Young closed down too soon on a read-option by Newton, allowing the quarterback outside and to pitch to his tailback for a 14-yard gain.
Before Phil Emery got to work gutting the Bears' defensive line in free agency, he and Mel Tucker brought in some experienced coaching specialists.
This is the first in a series looking back at the Bears' 2013 season, by position.
Julius Peppers was dominant early and had one of his better games of the season, leading defensive linemen with seven tackles, one for loss and was all over the field.
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- As Notre Dame prepares for the BCS Championship, the team scored two big wins for next season.