NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS VS MIAMI DOLPHINS
Miami Dolphins kicker Olindo Mare lines up for a field goal against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA on January 1, 2006. Olindo completed four field goals in four attempts. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)
Olindo Mare kicked four field goals Sunday and the Chicago Bears posted a 26-24 victory over Detroit, but still fell out of NFC playoff contention.
The Chicago Bears placed kicker Robbie Gould on its season-ending injured reserve list and hired veteran kicker Olindo Mare to replace him.
Ryan Longwell booted a go-ahead field goal with 2:43 remaining Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings held on for a 24-21 victory over Carolina.
Matt Forte amassed 205 yards and Devin Hester set a punt return record Sunday in the Chicago Bears' 34-29 victory over Carolina.
Olindo Mare kicked five field goals to back Matt Hasselbeck's 333-yard passing performance Sunday in the Seattle Seahawks' 36-18 win over Arizona.
Olindo Mare connected on five field goals Sunday, helping the Seattle Seahawks to best Arizona 22-10.
Olindo Mare's second fourth-quarter field goal Sunday lifted the Seattle Seahawks to a 20-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Seattle's Justin Forsett ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in a 27-17 Seahawks win over the St. Louis Rams.
Seattle's Matt Hasselbeck passed for a score, Olindo Mare kicked four field goals and the Seahawks picked off five passes Sunday in a 32-20 win over Detroit.
Jay Cutler threw three scoring passes, including a 36-yarder to Devin Hester with 1:52 to play Sunday, carrying the Chicago Bears to a 25-19 win over Seattle.
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