Don't look now but the Chicago Bears are winners of three games overall and two-straight. The team was able to pick up their latest victory on Sunday against a struggling Carolina Panthers team. Defensive player Eddie Jackson helped as did Bears' kicker Connor Barth. Here's a look at the Panthers vs. Bears game recap including top performers, game stats, a standings update, and what's up next for these two NFL teams.

CAR vs. CHI recap

In today's game, the Chicago Bears took the early lead 7-0 after an Eddie Jackson 75-yard fumble return. In the second quarter, Jackson came up with a 76-yard interception early on to make it 14-0.

While Carolina's Graham Cano kicked a 36-yard field goal, Chicago's Conor Barth reciprocated to make it 17-3 Bears at the half. The second quarter was a shutout as neither team added any more points to the scoreboard.

For today's game, the Chicago Bears had just the two touchdowns courtesy of defender Eddie Jackson. Connor Barth had five points on the day from two extra point kicks and a field goal. Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky finished with a 4-for-7 performance for just 107 yards on the day. He was sacked four times for a loss of 22 yards.

Jordan Howard was held to 65 yards on 21 carries.

The Carolina Panthers got 211 yards and two interceptions from quarterback Cam Newton on a 21-for-34 passing day. Newton also ran for 50 yards on nine carries. While running back Jonathan Stewart had 48 yards on 14 carries. The only points Carolina managed to get came courtesy of a field goal from kicker Graham Cano who added three points to his season total.

Looking at today's game stats, one might think the Carolina Panthers achieved the win. They dominated with 38:35 for their time of possession and 293 yards of total offense. The Panthers were also 6-for-15 on third downs compared to 2-for-11 for Chicago. The Bears had the ball for just over 21 minutes and had 153 total yards of offense, but won the game.

That's all thanks to two big plays from Eddie Jackson with the fumble and interception returns.

Standings and what's next

Today's loss brings the Carolina Panthers to a record of 4-3 overall and 3-1 on the road. Cam and the Panthers try to bounce back next week when they meet up with Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers at 1 p.m. Eastern Time in Tampa Bay.

The Chicago Bears improved their record to 3-4 for the season, which many analysts didn't think would happen this early on. They're also 2-2 on their home field. Next up, Chicago takes on the New Orleans Saints next Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.