For the second straight week, the Bears came out flat, except this time there was no comeback.
Hoping the other team fumbles is not a strategy.
Josh McCown passed for 352 yards and two touchdowns with an interception for Chicago, which had won four straight in the series.
Nine weeks ago, Rams rookie running back Zac Stacy was a healthy scratch.
While the pace may be glacial, the Rams are making progress.
Venric Mark ran for 123 yards and a late touchdown, Tyler Scott forced a key fumble and Northwestern beat Vanderbilt 23-13 Saturday night.