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Buccaneers vs. Bears Score Update: Scoreless tie after one quarter

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears have a scoreless tie going in Chicago.

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After one quarter, there's no score in the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears.

The Bucs started the game by forcing a three-and-out on defense, and despite a muffed punt (thankfully recovered), they continued that good play by dink-and-dunking their way down the field on offense. Of course, that dink-and-dunking can't be kept up forever and once the protection broke down and Josh McCown was hit as he threw, the result was an unsurprising interception.

The Bucs then forced another three-and-out, but a dubious roughing-the-kicker call gave the Bears a second life. That drive didn't go anywhere, either: despite a good conversion on third-and-9, Jay Cutler was sacked by Clinton McDonald -- and Gerald McCoy knocked the ball out of Cutler's hands two plays later to give Josh McCown a chance to redeem himself.

And that's where we are now. Turnovers on both sides, domination by the Bucs defense and a very quick first quarter thanks to lots and lots of running.