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Eddie Jackson records two defensive touchdowns of over 70 yards in the Bears' 17-3 win over the Panthers.

From Thursday night's wild finish in Oakland, to Sunday night's fogged-out Super Bowl rematch in Foxborough, Week 7 of the NFL season had its share of ups and downs.

What's been the best performance so far? And which result surprised you the most? Vote below:

Week 7 concludes Monday when the Philadelphia Eagles host the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field (8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN App).

-- Brendan C. Hall


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Cam Newton's pass is deflected in the air and intercepted by Eddie Jackson, who returns it 76 yards for his second touchdown of the game.
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Jeff Saturday looks at the Bears' offense making just seven pass attempts, ranking the fewest by a team in win since the 2006 Panthers, and sheds some light on the atmosphere in the Panthers' locker room after a 17-3 loss.
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Dan Graziano says the Vikings aren't getting ahead of themselves even though they sit atop the NFC North and continue to be encouraged by Latavius Murray's 113-yard rushing day.
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ESPN's Jeff Dickerson calls Sunday's performance against the Panthers the best showing on defense since Bears head coach John Fox took over in 2015.
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CHICAGO -- Rookie safety Eddie Jackson became the first NFL player to score multiple defensive touchdowns of 75 yards or more in a game, leading the Chicago Bears to a 17-3 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Jackson ran back a fumble recovery 75 yards on the game's opening possession and returned an interception of Cam Newton 76 yards for a score early in the second quarter to give Chicago a 14-0 lead.

He became the first Bears player since Fred Evans in 1948 -- and the first NFL player since Tennessee's Zach Brown in 2012 -- with two defensive TDs in a game.

Chicago also sacked Newton five times and intercepted him twice.

The big plays by Jackson and the defense lifted the Bears (3-4) to their second straight win even though they got dominated in just about every statistical category.

Carolina (4-3) held huge advantages in yards (293-153), time of possession (38:35-21:25), offensive plays (69-37) and first downs (20-5).

Newton completed 21 of 34 passes for 211 yards and ran for a team-high 50. But the Panthers dropped their second straight game.

Chicago's Mitchell Trubisky was 4 of 7 for 107 yards in his third NFL start. The No. 2 overall pick threw a 70-yard pass to Tarik Cohen, but did little else.


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The Bears' defense may not fall under the category of great yet, but it certainly is trending in the right direction after Sunday's 17-3 win.
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CHICAGO -- Bears rookie safety Eddie Jackson had a historic performance in Sunday's 17-3 victory over the Carolina Panthers.

Jackson became the first player in league history to score multiple 75-plus-yard defensive touchdowns in one game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

A fourth-round pick out of Alabama, Jackson scooped up a live ball that bounced off the hands of Carolina's Curtis Samuel -- officially scored as a fumble by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton -- and returned it 75 yards for a touchdown on the game's opening drive.

Jackson struck again in the second quarter, when he intercepted a deflected Newton pass intended for Kelvin Benjamin and took it back 76 yards for a score.

Jackson is the first player with two defensive touchdowns in a game since Tennessee's Zach Brown in Week 17 of 2012. He's also the first player to return both a fumble and an interception for a touchdown in the same game since former Chargers defensive back Antonio Cromartie accomplished the feat in Week 8 of 2007.

Largely thanks to Jackson's heroics, the Bears led Carolina by the eventual winning score of 17-3 at halftime -- the first time the Bears had been up by 14 points at halftime since the 2015 season versus the Rams. Chicago won that game 37-13.


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Mitchell Trubisky airs it out to Tarik Cohen, who hustles for 70 yards before being taken down, setting up an eventual Bears field goal.
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Curtis Samuel bobbles the pitch and the Bears capitalize with Eddie Jackson picking the ball up and going 75 yards the other way for a touchdown.

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