GALLERY: 49ers improve to 4-8 with Gabbert bomb to Smith in OT
Showdown at Soldier Field
The 49ers (3-8) are in Chicago for a contest with Jay Cutler and the Bears (5-6). San Francisco is coming off two consecutive losses. Can they bounce back in the Windy City?
Robbie Gould connected on 2-of-2 field goal attempts to start the game, staking the Bears a 6-0 lead.
Jimmie Ward jumped a route near the line of scrimmage, picking off Jay Cutler and taking it to the house for a 49ers touchdown. San Francisco's extra-point attempt was blocked. The score tied it at 6-all.
Back in front
Chicago tailback Matt Forte busted through for a five-yard touchdown, giving the Bears the lead back, 13-6.
Running back Shaun Droughn scored a one-yard touchdown to tie the game at 13-all.
Bears retake the lead
The Bears scored a rushing touchdown with less than four minutes left in the game, taking a 20-13 lead.
Blaine Gabbert shocked the Bears defense, breaking loose for a 44-yard touchdown run with 1:42 left to play in regulation. After Robbie Gould missed a makeable field goal, the game went into overtime.
Blaine Gabbert chucked a deep pass to Torrey Smith in overtime, connecting on a 71-yard touchdown to beat the Bears on the road. The 49ers improve to 4-8 with the victory.