Bears rally past 49ers to spoil Levi's Stadium debut
(L-R) Jimmie Ward and Brandon Marshall
Brandon Marshall (right) caught three touchdown passes for Chicago.
Santa Clara, CA ( - All it took was a new stadium for the Chicago Bears to end their near 30-year hex in San Francisco.

Jay Cutler tossed three of his four touchdown passes to Brandon Marshall and the Bears rallied for a 28-20 victory over the 49ers on Sunday night in the first regular-season game at Levi's Stadium.

San Francisco opened up a 17-0 second-quarter lead, but Chicago outscored the 49ers 28-3 from the two-minute mark of that second frame on to win its first game in San Francisco since 1985.  Full Story

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