The Washington Commanders are heading back to the nation's capital happy after a hard-fought 12-7 win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football at Soldier Field.

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The score is indicative of the excitement the game gave ... not much, at least until the end.

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The first points on the board came with 46 seconds left in the first half on a Joey Slye field goal to grant the Commanders a 3-0 lead going into halftime.

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However, the shutout the defense pitched in the first half came with a few major plays.

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In the first zone, the ball become batted in the air by using the defensive line and intercepted with the aid of Jonathan Allen.

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In the second quarter, after allowing a massive run to Bears running back Khalil Herbert

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the Commanders drew a goal line stand to prevent any points from going on the board.

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Two plays later, rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. scored his first NFL touchdown less than two months after being shot in the knee. 

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 Robinson ran the ball 17 times for 60 yards on the day.

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Meanwhile, the Commanders improve to 2-4 on the season, snapping a four-game losing streak and keeping their small hopes to become relevant during the season alive.

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