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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Another thrilling finish. Another Chicago Bears victory.

Jim Miller threw three touchdown passes to Marty Booker and the Bears held on to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24 when Martin Gramatica's 49-yard field goal bounced off the right upright as time expired Sunday.

The Bears (7-2) have won twice in overtime this season after wiping out double-digit deficits in the closing minutes of regulation. This time, they nearly let an 11-point lead slip away in the final seven minutes.

Tampa Bay pulled within three when Brad Johnson scored on a quarterback sneak and tossed a 2-point conversion pass to Mike Alstott with 2:29 to go.

Johnson, who completed 40 of 56 passes for 399 yards, threw an interception following a Chicago punt, then got one more chance when the Bears were unable to run out the clock.

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