After taking a brief 10-6 lead early in the third quarter, the Chicago Bears were outscored 20-0 the rest of the way, leading to a 26-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers Thursday night in Lambeau Field. The Bears fell to 1-6 on the season, while the Packers improved to 4-2.
Leonard Floyd’s sack, strip, and fumble recovery in the endzone provided the only highlight for the Bears on a night when injuries mounted on a beleaguered roster. QB Brian Hoyer was forced to exit early in the second quarter after breaking his non-throwing arm when he was sandwiched between Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. G Kyle Long also left the contest in the first half after apparently injuring his shoulder/arm. Long has been playing with a torn labrum since the beginning of the season.
Inability to score touchdowns in the redzone and some huge defensive breakdowns added up for the Chicago Bears in a 17-16 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. The agonizing setback dropped the Bears to 1-5 on the year and was the latest in a string of disappointing moments nearing the season’s midway point.
Chicago squandered a 16-7 lead when Jacksonville’s moribund offense came to life late in the fourth quarter. The Jags moved quickly on consecutive drives, culminating when QB Blake Bortles found WR Arrelious Benn on a slant pattern after Bears CB Tracy Porter had slipped. and Been raced 51-yards for the tying points. The PAT gave Jacksonville the only lead they would need with 2:58 remaining as they improved to 2-3.
Despite 500 yards of total offense and a career passing day from QB Brian Hoyer, key mistakes doomed the Chicago Bears in a 29-23 loss to the Indianapolis Colts Sunday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Bears drop to the bottom of the NFC North at 1-4, while the Colts improve to 2-3.
On a perfect autumn football Sunday, 10 penalties, a missed field goal, a late fumble, and huge defensive lapses cost the Bears in a easily winnable contest. Andrew Luck’s 35-yard spiral to TY Hilton with just over 3 minutes remaining was the dagger after Chicago had reclaimed a 23-19 advantage. Hilton beat CB Jacoby Glenn by two steps on the deep slant and safety help was late coming over.
Still, the Bears had one final chance, driving to the Indianapolis 25 . But on fourth-and-eight, Hoyer threw behind a well-covered Cameron Meredith gliding over the middle at the Colts 10, effectively ending the Bears hopes.
Chicago head coach John Fox swallowed hard following the see-saw game that could have went the other way. “Our guys were in there battling. READ MORE