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The Bear’s Den, December 3, 2018

Yeah, we had a bad day... but Green Bay had a worse one. Cya, Mike!

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NFL: Chicago Bears at New York Giants Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports



Haugh: Bears’ Loss More Frustrating Than Devastating - 670 The Score - All the Bears’ goals remain attainable despite an overtime loss to the Giants.

Emma: Bears Remain Optimistic In Aftermath Of Letdown Loss - 670 The Score - ”I’m proud of them for fighting to the end,” coach Matt Nagy says.

Emma: Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky Close To Return From Shoulder Injury - 670 The Score - With Trubisky sidelined, Chase Daniel struggled in a loss to the Giants.

Emma: Bears’ Matt Nagy On Costly Timeout Before Halftime - ‘I Take Responsibility For That’ - 670 The Score - Matt Nagy’s decision allowed the Giants to hit a field goal that proved crucial later.

Bernstein: Bears Can’t Overcome Themselves On Crazy Day - 670 The Score - The Bears didn’t deserve to win on a day they fell in overtime to the Giants.

Bears Lose Wild Overtime Contest To Giants - 670 The Score - The Bears rallied from down 10 late to tie before falling 30-27.

Chicago Bears-New York Giants Postgame Show: Bears Fall Short in Overtime After Epic Last-Minute Comeback - Da Bears Brothers Podcast - Da Bears Brothers share their comprehensive game recap with their instant analysis and insight on the Chicago Bears Week 13 loss to the New York Giants.

Kane: Bears force overtime with wild comeback but see winning streak snapped in 30-27 loss to Giants - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Chase Daniel helped send the game against the Giants to overtime Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium, but he couldn’t complete the comeback as the Bears lost 30-27.

Stankevitz: Bears leave absurd loss to Giants with prevailing feeling: ‘We’re better than that’ - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears had a lot of self-inflicted mistakes in Sunday's overtime loss to the Giants. They believe they can and will do better going forward.

Stankevitz: Mitch Trubisky still day to day as Chase Daniel shoulders blame for Bears’ loss - NBC Sports Chicago - After the game, Matt Nagy continued to classify to Trubisky as day-to-day.

Stankevitz: Bears don’t quit, but it’s not enough in overtime loss to Giants - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears' inspired comeback came up just a bit short.

Ellis: Only one other NFL player has ever had the type of game Tarik Cohen had today - NBC Sports Chicago - Only one other player has ever had a receiving performance like Cohen did today ... and he's a hall of famer.

Under Center Podcast: Bears come back but come up short - NBC Sports Chicago - Laurence Holmes, Lance Briggs and Alex Brown explain why the Bears-Giants game felt off from the very start.

Game Recap: Bears rally but fall in OT thriller - - The Bears scored 10 points in the final 1:13 of regulation Sunday in New York, but ended up losing a 30-27 overtime thriller against the Giants.

Pace talks Bears on pregame show - - Bears general manager Ryan Pace appeared on the WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM pregame show in advance of Sunday’s contest against the Giants.

Ugggggggh: Giants 30, Bears 27 (OT) – December 2, 2018 - Bleacher Nation - The Chicago Bears lost a game they had no business losing. Or is it that they had no business winning it? Either way, ugggggggh!

Nagy on Bears' trick play: 'It wasn't a hard choice' - ESPN Video - Bears head coach Matt Nagy details Chicago's trick play and prides his team for its execution.

Potash: Not their best work - ’Sloppy ... undisciplined’ Bears defense pays the price - Chicago Sun-Times - After allowing 74 yards on 24 plays (3.0 avg.) prior to the Barkley run, the Bears allowed 266 yards on 44 plays (6.0 avg.) the rest of the way.

Morrissey: Bears drop thrilling, painful game to Giants - Sun Times - Do you applaud them for a valiant comeback behind a backup QB or do you take them to task for not winning a game they should have won? Answer: Both.

Finley: Coach Matt Nagy's aggressiveness helps, hurts Bears in 30-27 loss to Giants - Chicago Sun-Times - At the end of regulation Sunday, Bears coach Matt Nagy was at his aggressive best. At the end of the first half, he was at his aggressive worst.

Jahns: Giants 30, Bears 27 0 It's time for Mitch Trubisky to return for Bears - Sun Times - Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky missed his second game in a row because of his shoulder injury.

Finley: Bears upended by Giants in topsy-turvy overtime game - Chicago Sun-Times - The Giants were content to run to the locker room, it seemed. Then Bears coach Matt Nagy took a timeout that would prove a turning point.

Finley: The Fridge, Part II? Bears DL Akiem Hicks scores on handoff - Sun Times - Chase Daniel handed the ball off to Akiem Hicks, who plunged for a score.

Campbell: 'I let my team down.' Chase Daniel's 2 interceptions, 5 sacks and 4 fumbles dig Bears a hole they can't escape - Chicago Tribune - Bears quarterback Chase Daniel threw two interceptions, fumbled four times and was sacked five in the 30-27 overtime loss to the Giants on Sunday.

Wiederer: Gritty comeback? Horrible loss? Wacky overtime game with Giants leaves Bears dizzy - Chicago Tribune - In a wild affair in New Jersey, the Chicago Bears lost 30-27 in overtime to the New York Giants, squandering a gritty late comeback with too much overall sloppiness. Now at 8-4, the first-place Bears needs to move on quickly.

Kane: Surprising call at the end of regulation results in Tarik Cohen-to-Anthony Miller tying TD pass - Chicago Tribune - The Bears had been practicing the play called "Oompa Loompa" for months. So when they had the ball on the Giants 1-yard line with three seconds to play in regulation, Bears coach Matt Nagy made the surprising call.

Rosenbloom: Bears gag a chance to move closer to a playoff bye - Chicago Tribune - This was a bad loss. The Bears's 30-27 OT loss to the Giants showed they hadn’t learned from an OT road loss to the Dolphins earlier in the season. All the Bears needed Sunday in the Meadowlands was to get out with a win and get healthy. At least they’re healthy. Hopefully they’ll get smarter.

Alper: Chase Daniel - I let my team down – ProFootballTalk - Bears quarterback Chase Daniel was able to guide the team to a win on Thanksgiving in his first start since the 2014 season, but things didn't go nearly as well against the Giants on Sunday.

Finley: Bears coach Matt Nagy mum about Kareem Hunt - and Bears' plans - Chicago Sun-Times - The star Chiefs running back who was cut Friday after video surfaced of him assaulting a woman.

Finley: Via the pass, catch and run, Bears' Tarik Cohen being 'the playmaker I am' - Chicago Sun-Times - He set a career high with 186 scrimmage yards. His career-best 156 receiving yards were the most by any Bears running back since at least 1960.


Kareem Hunt: Kansas City Chiefs were right to cut me - - Kareem Hunt took responsibility for the actions that led to his release by the Chiefs on Friday, saying the team was right to cut him after video showed him pushing and kicking a woman.


Vikings fail to pick up game on Bears in NFC North, but still control playoff fate - ESPN - The Vikings (6-5-1) are still alive in the NFC playoff picture, but they still haven’t beaten an opponent with a winning record.

5 coaching decisions that may have cost the Lions the game vs. Rams - Pride Of Detroit - Coaching played a huge part in Sunday’s loss to the Rams.

3 things we learned in the Detroit Lions’ loss to the Los Angeles Rams - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit came close, but ultimately fell short against one of the best teams in football.

New England Patriots 24, Minnesota Vikings 10: Vikings come up small in big game - Daily Norseman - They had their opportunities, but couldn’t take advantage

Packers’ 2018 season is over after unthinkable 20-17 loss to hapless Cardinals - Acme Packing Company - Mason Crosby’s kick sailed wide right in a game Green Bay never looked like it deserved to win.

Odell Beckham: Don’t question my effort – ProFootballTalk - The Giants became one of the few teams to fall victim to an onside kick after the league’s rules for kickoffs changed this offseason and that gave the Bears life at the end of regulation on Sunday.

Packers fire coach Mike McCarthy after 13 seasons - - The Mike McCarthy era in Green Bay is over. The Packers announced Sunday that they have fired the head coach of 13 seasons. OC Joe Philbin has been named interim coach.

Detroit's Take: Green Bay Packers fire Mike McCarthy after 13 seasons - Pride Of DetroitThe - second head coach firing of the season has happened. And it’s coming from inside the division.

Green Bay's Take: Mike McCarthy fired as head coach of the Green Bay Packers - Acme Packing Company - It finally happened.


Wiltfong: Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy - Windy City Gridiron In a move that - shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, the Green Bay Packers have fired head coach Mike McCarthy just hours after they lost to the Arizona Cardinals 20 to 17, to fall to 4-7-1 on the...

Curl's 2018 NFL Week 13 Postgame: Bears take it to overtime but unable to recover from big mistakes in 30-27 loss to the Giants - Windy City Gridiron - After a 5 game win streak, the Bears tease us with some magic at the end but walk away from Met Life stadium with a loss.


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