Despite the Bears starting the half with the football, it was nothing but punts throughout the early portions of the third quarter, but on Chicago’s second possession of the half Ryan Shazier stripped Leonard of the ball forcing a fumble, which was recovered by Pittsburgh.
.@RyanShazier knocks it loose and picks it up. pic.twitter.com/22tee4RF7l— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 24, 2017
Shortly after the turnover, Le’Veon Bell was able to cash in on a first and goal situation to cut the Chicago lead to 3-points.
.@L_Bell26 with his first TD of the season.— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 24, 2017
CHI 17 | PIT 14 pic.twitter.com/tuPFIIi3Rh
After the Boswell point-after touchdown the score remained 17-14 with 6:15 left in the third quarter.
The Bears are about to punt the football to Pittsburgh as the third quarter ends, still 17-14 Chicago.