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Grossman starts second half after Griese injures shoulder

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bears quarterback Brian Griese left
Chicago's game against the Oakland Raiders shortly before halftime
Sunday with a shoulder injury.

Griese was hurt when Oakland linebacker Kirk Morrison sacked him
late in the second quarter. Rex Grossman relieved his former backup
-- and promptly fumbled the first center exchange with Olin Kreutz.

Griese, who became Chicago's starter in late September after
Grossman's prolonged struggles, was 10-of-14 for 97 yards against
the Raiders.

Grossman completed a 59-yard, go-ahead touchdown to Bernard Berrian in the fourth quarter as the Bears beat the Raiders 17-6. Grossman finished 7-of-14 for 142 yards and the score, without an interception.

Griese, a 10-year NFL veteran who led Michigan to the 1997
national title, has thrown nine touchdown passes and 10
interceptions this season.