Mark Hartsell, attempting to get back into football after missing the last three seasons, guided Chicago to 10 third-quarter points in leading the Bears to a 20-8 preseason win over the New York Giants on Saturday night.
Hartsell, who got extra playing time because of an injury to quarterback Jim Miller, gave the Bears a 10-8 lead with a go-ahead 3-yard touchdown pass to Macey Brooks, a score set up by linebacker Rosevelt Colvin's interception near midfield.
Hartsell, who has not played since being cut by the Washington Redskins in 1997, also set up a 43-yard field goal by Paul Edinger by hitting two passes for 19 yards and running twice for 14. The former Boston College product finished 8-for-11 for 90 yards.
Fourth-stringer Clint Dolezel added a 17-yard touchdown pass to former Giant Scott Dragos, and Jaret Holmes had a 24-yard field goal on Bears' scores set up by long returns against the Giants' special teams in the preseason opener.
Brad Daluiso kicked field goals of 37 and 30 yards, and defensive tackle Christian Peter added a safety for New York.
With the teams scheduled to meet in the third week of the regular season, neither showed much in a contest that had few penalties.
The one serious injury appeared to be a severely sprained knee by New York tight end Pete Mitchell in the second quarter.
Quarterback Kerry Collins looked good, completing 15 of 18 passes for 117 yards as the Giants' revamped offensive line gave him plenty of time to throw. Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne gained 48 yards on 17 carries in his debut.
Chicago starter Cade McNown was 3-for-5 for 42 yards.
Despite outgaining the Bears 215-70, the Giants held only an 8-3 lead at halftime, and two of those points came on Peter's safety with 6:02 left in the half.
Not only did the play give New York a 5-3 lead, it also sent Miller to the bench with a sprained elbow on his first play and got Hartsell into the game early.
A 23-yard pass from Jason Garrett to Joe Jurevicius and a 17-yard run by Ron Dixon - the Giants' third-round draft choice - on a double reverse set up Daluiso's 30-yard field goal after the ensuing free kick.
Daluiso, who missed the final 10 games last season because of a knee injury, gave New York a 3-0 lead late in the first quarter with a 37-yard field goal. It capped a 12-play, 52-yard drive that featured Collins' passes of 13 yards to Amani Toomer, 20 to Ike Hilliard, and four runs by Dayne for 16 yards.
Eddie Kennison returned the ensuing kickoff 65 yards, setting up Holmes' field goal.
A 50-yard punt return by R.W. McQuarters set up Dragos' TD.