THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Foles beat Brady again as Bears squeeze by Tampa Bay 20-19 - WGN Radio 720 - Nick Foles beat Tom Brady again, Cairo Santos kicked a 38-yard field with 1:17 left and the Chicago Bears beat Tampa Bay 20-19 on Thursday night after Brady seemingly lost count of downs on his final play.
Instant analysis of Bears’ 20-19 win vs. the Bucs in Week 5 - Bears Wire - It was another ugly start, but the Bears outlasted the Bucs to improve to 4-1 on the season.
Game Recap: Chicago Bears rally to beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers, improve to 4-1 - ChicagoBars.com - Cairo Santos kicked a 38-yard field goal with 1:13 remaining and the defense followed by forcing the Buccaneers to turn the ball over on downs with :33 to play as the Bears edged Tampa Bay 20-19 Thursday night at Soldier Field.
The new comeback kings, Bears stun Tom Brady and the Bucs - ESPN - Bears’ defense also regains some of its lost bite, as Mack records multiple sacks second game in a row.
Bernstein: Kyle Fuller’s all-time hit sparks resilient Bears - 670 The Score - Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller’s bruising hit and forced fumble in the second quarter against the Bucs on Thursday night harkened back to a different era and helped spark Chicago to a 20-19 victory.
Santos hits late FG to lift Bears to 20-19 win against Bucs - 670 The Score - Nick Foles beat Tom Brady again, Cairo Santos kicked a 38-yard field with 1:17 left and the Chicago Bears beat Tampa Bay, 20-19, on Thursday night after Brady seemingly lost count of downs on his final play.
Tom Brady appears to lose track of downs on final play - 670 The Score - The Buccaneers’ final offensive play didn’t feature what we’re used to seeing from star quarterback Tom Brady, and it cost him and his team in a 20-19 loss to the Bears.
.@FiftyDeuce is a beast and everything about this is AWESOME.— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 9, 2020
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NFL Week 5 PFF ReFocused: Chicago Bears 20, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19 - PFF - It wasn’t always pretty, but Nick Foles and the Chicago Bears made just enough plays to hold on for a 20-19 win over Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tom Brady’s mental mistake dooms Buccaneers - ProFootballTalk - It’s entirely possible that Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady ran straight to the locker room after Thursday’s 20-19 loss to the Bears because of a commitment to respect the league’s COVID-19 protocols that prohibit post-game interactions within six feet of opposing players. It’s also possible he simply wanted to get the hell out of Dodge.
THE GAME WINNER courtesy of @cairosantos19!#TBvsCHI | #DaBears pic.twitter.com/R1GB4TQFOC— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) October 9, 2020
Late Cairo Santos field goal lifts Bears to 20-19 victory over Buccaneers - ProFootballTalk - Cairo Santos converted a 38-yard field goal with 1:13 left to play as the Bears earned a 20-19 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Foles, Bears D hold off Brady’s Bucs for 20-19 victory - NFL.com - It was the Bears defense that owned the night, stopping any Tom Brady histrionics on a final drive as the Chicago Bears defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 20-19, on Thursday night.
Bears show they’re serious about this season in 20-19 win over Buccaneers - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears broke through for their biggest win of the season, just four days after falling flat against the Colts. Their race for the playoffs is officially on.
Bears rally to beat Bucs 20-19 on late field goal - Chicago Sun-Times - All the hand-wringing and talk about “calibrating” the Bears offense came down to something pretty simple Thursday night.
5 things Bears coach Matt Nagy must address during break before Panthers game - Chicago Sun-Times - It’s good to have a winning record at this point, but the Bears have a lot of work to do to get things running smoothly if they’re going to make any noise this season.
Three takeaways from Bears-Bucs - Chicago Sun-Times - When tight end Jimmy Graham caught a 12-yard touchdown Thursday night, it marked the third game this season in which he’d scored.
Chicago Bears rally to beat the Buccaneers 20-19 on Cairo Santos’ 38-yard field goal with 1:13 left - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears finally took down Tom Brady on Thursday night at Soldier Field.
Chicago Bears 20, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19 Final - SI.com - The Bears beat Tom Brady, finally, 20-19.
Khalil Mack and Robert Quinn led a Bears defense that pressured Tom Brady on 43.2% of his dropbacks, his highest rate in a game since 2017.— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) October 9, 2020
➤ 6 pressures, 2 sacks on 34 pass rushes (17.6%)
➤ 5 pressures on 28 pass rushes (17.9%)#TBvsCHI | #DaBears
Broncos-Patriots moved to Monday night - ProFootballTalk - For the second consecutive week, the NFL will have two Monday Night Football games, delaying the Patriots by a day because of COVID-19.
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Buccaneers at Bears recap: Ugly performance results in 20-19 defeat - Bucs Nation - Tampa Bay drops to 3-2 after what was an embarrassingly ugly loss to Chicago on Thursday Night Football.
The North & South Podcast: Bucs-Bears Week Five Instant Reactions w/Gene Thomas and Kenny Barrett - Bucs Nation - Of the BucWhatYaHeard Broadcast.
Highlights from the Bucs’ Week Five loss to the Bears - Bucs Nation - It was pretty bad.
Beat-up Bucs fall to Bears, 20-19 on late field goal - Tampa Bay Times - Tampa Bay didn’t protect Tom Brady and fell to 3-2 despite four Ryan Succop field goals.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers React To Loss To Bears On Thursday Night - 95.3 WDAE - Buccaneers Players and Coaches Meet With Media After Loss To Bears
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Zeglinski: Spurred by Mack, Foles, Chicago Bears edge Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 20-19 victory - Windy City Gridiron - It’s a series of firsts as Chicago beats Tom Brady for the first time, and is now 4-1 for the first time since 2012.
Zeglinski: Windy City Gridiron picks Bears-Buccaneers - Windy City Gridiron - A quick turnaround against Tom Brady’s bunch means the Bears must be on their toes Thursday night.
Whiskey Ranger's Video: Just One Play - breakdown of a single play from Bears-Colts - Windy City Gridiron - Sometimes an entire game, can be boiled down to Just One Play.
Wiltfong: Are you confident in the direction of Chicago Bears? - Windy City Gridiron - We check in on the latest SB Nation Reacts’ poll numbers for the Bears and ask you guys to vote in our Ryan Pace Approval Rating.
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