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The Bear’s Den, October 28, 2019

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Montgomery gets rolling, Eddy starts doinking, Mitch keeps on Mitching and Coach Nagy... ummm... did whatever that was.

Los Angeles Chargers v Chicago Bears
David Montgomery #32 of the Chicago Bears scores a touchdown in front of Kyzir White #44 of the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half at Soldier Field on October 27, 2019 in Chicago
Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Reactions to the Bears’ last-second loss to the Chargers are harsh - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears lost in heartbreaking, depressing fashion for Bears fans. Some of the reaction on social media was, as predicted, harsh.

The Hamp & O’B Show with Koz (10/27/19): Quick Bears vs. Chargers Hit | WGN Radio - 720 AM - Dan Hampton, Ed O’Bradovich and Glen Kozlowski along with Mark Carman give you their quick reaction after Eddy Pineiro missed a 41-yard field goal as time expires.

Nagy vehemently defends late-game play calling - ESPN Video - Bears coach Matt Nagy gets testy with reporters while defending his decision to kneel prior to Eddy Pineiro’s missed field goal at the end of the game.

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Chargers 17, Bears 16 - Bleacher Nation - The Bears finally got their running game going. Their defense returned to form, limiting an offense led by Philip Rivers, Keenan Allen, Melvin Gordon, Austin

Game Recap: Chicago Bears fall to Los Angeles Chargers 17-16 - ChicagoBears.com - The bears had a chance to rally to beat the Chargers Sunday at Soldier Field, but Eddy Piñeiro missed a 41-yard field goal attempt as time expired, enabling Los Angeles to escape with a 17-16 victory.

Bernstein: Bears, Matt Nagy Losing — And Losing Trust - 670 The Score - Matt Nagy claims he’s not an idiot, but he keeps making idiotic decisions.

Bears Get David Montgomery Going, Stall In Red Zone - 670 The Score - The Bears scored just one touchdown in five red-zone trips in a 17-16 loss to the Chargers.

Nagy: ‘Zero Thought’ Of Gaining More Yards For Pineiro - 670 The Score - After a Bears kneel-down, Eddy Pineiro missed a 41-yard field-goal attempt as time expired in a 17-16 loss to the Chargers at Soldier Field.

Bears Lose Again As Eddy Pineiro Misses Last-Second FG - 670 The Score - The Bears fell to 3-4 with a 17-16 loss to the Chargers on Sunday.

Chargers win as Bears miss last-second field goal – ProFootballTalk - Stop me if you've heard this one before: The Bears missed a last-second field goal and lost today at Soldier Field. This time it wasn't as big a game as last year's playoff heartbreaker, and it was Eddy Pineiro instead of Cody Parkey, but the result was a 17-16 Bears loss to the Chargers today.

Bears vs Chargers 2019: Final score and highlights - Chicago Sun-Times - Eddy Pineiro missed a kick as time expired to give the Bears a 17-16 loss against L.A.

Eddy Pineiro misses FG at buzzer, Bears lose to Chargers 17-16 - Chicago Sun-Times - For one drive, Mitch Trubisky was good enough. And then his kicker wasn’t.

Zoinks! Bears K Eddy Pineiro doinks first field-goal try - Chicago Sun-Times - It was Eddy Pineiro’s second miss of the season — he missed one when the Bears had a second half lead against the Redskins — but his first-ever off the upright.

Week 8: Chicago Bears lose to the Los Angeles Chargers 17-16 - Chicago Tribune - Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro missed a 41-yard field-goal attempt wide left as time expired, and the Chargers held on to beat the Bears 17-16 on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field.

Brad Biggs: Chicago Bears need a plan if Mitch Trubisky can't improve - Chicago Tribune - Whiffing on a quarterback with a top-five pick, as the Bears might have done with Mitch Trubisky, can set back a team four years or more. It depends on how long it takes to admit the mistake.

Bears GM Ryan Pace weighs in on the the offensive woes: ‘It’s not just the quarterback’ - Chicago Tribune - Bears general manager Ryan Pace offered a general critique of Mitch Trubisky’s play, but he downplayed the quarterback’s role while expanding the scope of his concern to include the entire Bears offense.

Chicago Bears-Los Angeles Chargers Postgame Show: Red Zone Struggles, Missed Field Goals Doom Bears in Third-Straight Loss - Listen as we recap the Chicago Bears 16-17 loss to the L.A. Chargers.

Fixing the running game was supposed to save the Bears. They did that and still lost. Now what? - NBC Sports Chicago - David Montgomery finally had the day everyone was waiting for, and for what?

Chargers 17, Bears 16: Whose arrows are up and down after Bears ugly loss - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears had a chance to kick a walk-off field goal, but Eddy Piñeiro's kick sailed left to seal a loss to the Chargers.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Blank ‘extraordinarily disappointed’ in Falcons’ season - NFL.com - The Falcons suffered their sixth straight loss Sunday, and team owner Arthur Blank is not happy with how this season has gone. Could changes be coming on the coaching staff?

J.J. Watt has shoulder injury and Texans trail Raiders 14-10 at halftime – ProFootballTalk - The Texans began the day with a number of injuries to starters. They have more now. Houston trails the Raiders 14-10 and saw pass rusher J.J. Watt and cornerback Lonnie Johnson leave for the locker room early.

Who could be on the move as the trade deadline nears? - NFL.com - The trade winds have already been swirling as Tuesday’s deadline looms but are there more moves on the way? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport offers the latest insights in his trade deadline primer.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

3 takeaways from the Detroit Lions’ win against the New York Giants - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit ends its three game skid.

NFL Trade rumors: Lions ‘actively pursuing’ trade for running back - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit could soon be adding another name to it’s running back corps.

Report: Jayron Kearse arrested on suspicion of DUI and carrying a firearm without a permit - Daily Norseman - Not the off the field news we’re used to in recent years

IN CASE YOU YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Curl: Bears establish the run, approach offensive mediocrity, and lose on a field goal in 17 16 home loss to Los Angeles Chargers - Windy City Gridiron - Hey, at least it was a career day for David Montgomery.

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