THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Isn’t this just how a sketchy Bears win over an awful football team at home makes you feel?
BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!
Week 12: Chicago Bears beat New York Giants 19-14 - Chicago Tribune - Even a victory against the lowly Giants counts, and so the Bears will celebrate escaping Soldier Field with a 19-14 win Sunday afternoon.
Ryan Pace says the Bears are ‘really optimistic’ about Akiem Hicks’ progress toward returning from injured reserve - Chicago Tribune - How is Akiem Hicks progressing in his recovery from a gruesome elbow injury? Ryan Pace said the Bears are optimistic he can return to face the Packers on Dec. 15.
Chicago Bears-New York Giants Postgame Show: Bears Do Just Enough to Win a Game They Should've All Along - The Chicago Audible - The Chicago Audible's postgame podcast recaps the Bears 19-14 victory over the New York Giants.
Game Recap: Chicago Bears hold on to defeat New York Giants - ChicagoBears.com - After another slow start by their offense Sunday at Soldier Field, the Bears scored on four straight possessions bridging the second and third quarters in a 19-14 victory over the New York Giants.
Return of the Mack, Return to the Win Column: Bears Win 19-14 - BleacherNation - For fans of every age, Sunday's 19-14 Bears win was a very on-brand experience. An offense that scores just enough timely points to build a lead for a defense
Trubisky records 2 TDs, 2 INTs in win vs. Giants - ESPN Video - Mitchell Trubisky scores a touchdown through the air and another on the ground while also recording two interceptions in the Bears' 19-14 win.
Bernstein: Bears Make It Tough But Still Don't Lose - 670 The Score - The Bears' 19-14 win against the Giants didn't move the needle on anything that matters.
Bears Hold Off Giants In 19-14 Win - 670 The Score - Chicago improved to 5-6 with the victory.
Hot Hands and Cold Tub Parties: Bears didn’t learn anything new in their win, but they were reminded just how good their star players can be - NBC Sports Chicago - Club Dub wasn’t the only party at Soldier Field on Sunday.
Tarik Cohen on Bears fans booing team: ‘It doesn’t faze us anymore’ - NBC Sports Chicago - Bears running back Tarik Cohen expressed his frustration over Bears fans booing the team Sunday against the Giants.
Bears 19, Giants 14: Whose arrows are up and down after Bears top Giants - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears’ win over the Giants can be looked at either positively or negatively depending on what you focus on, but in 72 hours, the Bears have a chance to get back to .500.
Bears unlikely to face Matt Stafford in Week 13’s Thanksgiving game - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears are unlikely to face Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in Week 13’s Thanksgiving game.
Bears Edge Giants at Soldier Field - NBC Chicago - It wasn’t easy, but the Chicago Bears hung on for a tightly-contested Week 12 win over the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon.
Mack Is Back for Bears in Ugly Win over Giants - SI.com - Khalil Mack looked like his old self Sunday for the Bears against the New York Giants.
The Hamp & O’B Show with Koz: Bears vs Giants Full Post Game Show - WGN Radio - Dan Hampton, Ed O’Bradovich, and Glen Kozlowski, along with Mark Carman, give you their initial reactions after the Bears 19-14 victory over the Giants at Soldier Field Mitchell Trubisky went 25 for 41 with 278 yards, 1 touchdown including 2 interceptions.
Mitchell Trubisky, Bears’ Offense Uneven Again - 670 The Score - Trubisky and the Bears failed to pick apart a porous Giants defense in a 19-14 win.
Bears ‘Not Good Enough’ In Win Over Giants - 670 The Score - The Bears didn’t kid themselves about their performance against the Giants.
Haugh: Even Bears’ Win Feels Deflating - 670 The Score - The Bears showed little progress in a 19-14 win against the Giants.
Bears’ Anthony Miller posts season-high 77 receiving yards - Chicago Sun-Times - Miler has caught 12 passes for 131 yards over the past two games — though he ran a route against the Rams at the wrong depth, leading to an interception.
Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro vows to ‘be more focused’ after missing long PAT - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears kicker followed up a two-miss performance in Los Angeles — and a personal challenge from Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday — with two made field goals Sunday
Two-minute warning: Hurry-up offense sparks Mitch Trubisky — and it’s just enough to win - Chicago Sun-Times - Up-tempo offense at the end of the first half leads to another burst of rhythm and success for Trubisky and the offense. ‘The comfort level we have with our two-minute offense is a strength of our offense right now.”
As Mitch ‘Mr. Thursday’ Trubisky goes, so go the stumbling Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - After Chase Daniel’s glowing description of Mitch’s practice last week, the quarterback looked like his old self against the Giants
Chicago Bears’ 2018 draft class hasn’t taken expected step forward - Chicago Tribune - NFL coaches say players make their biggest jump between their rookie and second seasons, and the Bears’ 2018 draft class simply hasn’t done that.
Chicago Bears’ 3 keys to victory revisited vs. New York Giants in Week 12 - Chicago Tribune - The Bears overcame a sloppy first half and got a timely big play from Khalil Mack to spark a 19-14 win over the Giants. A look back at our three keys for Sunday’s game.
Rozner: Bears’ victory not exactly inspiring - Daily Herald - The Bears had to hang on to beat the woeful Giants Sunday, another game that didn’t exactly impress the fan base.
Little cause for celebration: Bears escape with 19-14 positives-lite win over Giants - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears escaped with a win over the Giants on Sunday, with mistakes still dominating Chicago’s performance.
Will Mitch Trubisky’s third quarter success save his starting job with the Bears? - NBC Sports Chicago - Mitchell Trubisky performs at an entirely different level in the third quarter than the other three. Is that enough to save his starting job next season?
Bears takeaways: Sloppiness undercuts positives in win over Giants - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears beat the Giants 19-14, but some sloppiness took away from the positives of a win.
Three takeaways from the Bears’ win against the Giants - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears ran averaged 2.5 yards on 26 carries. Rookie David Montgomery has 22 yards on 13 carries, while Tarik Cohen had 25 on six. On the most important run play of the game — on third-and-1 with 3:54 to go — Montgomery lost a yard.
Rock-solid WR Allen Robinson lifts struggling Bears offense to beat Giants - Chicago Sun-Times - His big day puts him well on pace to break 1,000 yards this season.
What we learned from Sunday’s Week 12 games - NFL.com - The Bears staved off a late Giants rally to take the win at home and move to 5-6 on the season.
KNOW THINE ENEMY
Lions-Washington final score: Error-filled game leads to embarrassing loss to Washington, 19-16 - Pride Of Detroit - Detroit made way too many mistakes and loss to a hopeless team.
Detroit Lions Week 12 report card: Offensive mistakes sink improved defensive effort vs. Washington - Pride Of Detroit - The defense finally looked okay... but the offense turned it over four times.
3 takeaways from the Lions’ loss to Washington - Pride Of Detroit - Lol. Ken’s Note: That’s the POD author’s Lol, not mine.
Washington wins an ugly one over Detroit – ProFootballTalk - The less said the better about quarterbacks Dwayne Haskins and Jeff Driskel today in Washington, but in the end Haskins led his team into field goal range and eked out a 19-16 win.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Wiltfong: Bears do enough to knock off the Giants, 19 to 14 - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears bumbled their way through a half of football, but came on in the second half to pull out a 19 to 14 win against the New York Giants. Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky turned the ball...
Schmitz & Snyder - Bear With Me: Bears beat New York Giants in mixed bag performance (With EJ Snyder!) - Windy City Gridiron - In this episode of Bear With Me, Robert brings on WCG’s own EJ Snyder to talk through the Chicago Bears’ recent win over the New York football Giants. Check it out!
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