SPONGIE’S DAILY SPECIAL
QB Justin Fields’ progress matters more to the Bears than how they fare against the Packers – Chicago Sun-Times – On his return from three broken ribs, Fields continued to show signs that he is on the up. And with this season already lost, that’s the most important thing for the Bears.
The Bears’ Jakeem Grant lands the NFL’s first punt return TD of the season – Chicago Sun-Times – It was also the longest punt return score of any Bear, including Devin Hester, since 1960.
Matt Nagy: Chicago Bears Coach Timeline – Chicago Tribune – Matt Nagy was hired by the Chicago Bears in 2018 – and it’s been a roller coaster ever since. Here’s a look at Nagy’s career with the Bears so far.
Week 14 recap: Chicago Bears lose 45-30 to Green Bay Packers – Chicago Tribune – During a glorious quarter, the Chicago Bears traded big plays with the Green Bay Packers. Then, coming out of halftime, there was a loss. And Aaron Rodgers happened. And finally, there was a sixth straight loss to the Packers.
Bears-Packers Podcast: Time to Pack It Up? – Chicago Sun-Times – Is that, for all practical purposes, an end to the Bears season?
Bears QB Justin Fields has good ribs, but non-pitching hand injured in loss to Packers – Chicago Sun-Times – Fields and coach Matt Nagy said they did not expect the injury to be a major problem going forward.
Bears rookie Teven Jenkins struggles at first look at left tackle – Chicago Sun-Times
– He was flagged for holding Preston Smith in the third quarter, but still allowed him to capture Justin Fields, forcing a fumble that gave the Packers the ball. They scored on the next play.
Justin Fields, Teven Jenkins: How Chicago Bears rookies fared – Chicago Tribune – A Justin Fields sack in the third quarter was a crushing momentum turn in the Bears’ 45-30 loss, and one of the toughest moments of a night with a lot of them for the Bears’ top two picks in the 2021 draft.
Column: Chicago Bears “Fun” First Half Disintegrates Quickly – Chicago Tribune – The Chicago Bears came into halftime Sunday with an advantage and an adrenaline rush. But as happens so often against the Green Bay Packers, reality was interrupted when Aaron Rodgers and company took a 45-30 beating.
After an exciting first half, the Bears show how far they are still from rival Packers – Athletic – The Bears finally got things going in all three phases on the road against the Packers, but collapsed in the third quarter for another loss. .
Greenberg: No fun in Packerville as Bears lose again at Lambeau Field – The Athletic – Matt Nagy was teased online for his “funny” comment to NBC – the dangers of being colorful – but don’t blame him for being human.
Bears offense fails Packers, Aaron Rodgers on penalty shootout – RSN – Matt Nagy’s team exploded in the second quarter, but was limited to three points in the second half.
Trace Armstrong denies talking to the Bears about front office work – RSN – The former Bears defensive end is Matt Nagy’s agent.
Urban Meyer Threatens to Fire Inside Filters – ProFootballTalk – In Jacksonville, coach Urban Meyer has multiple motivated enemies. And they’ve been pulling dirty laundry on the boss.
KNOW YOUR ENEMY
The Broncos stay alive in the AFC playoff race with an easy win over the Lions – ProFootballTalk – If the Broncos are going to make the playoffs in the highly competitive AFC, they had to take care of it today. And they did.
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Curl: Bears vs Packers instead of reaction: Bears play tremendous first half against Packers, then break my heart – Windy City Gridiron – Bears caught fire in all three phases, but burned half a game too early
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