THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Bears roster risers and fallers in loss to Eagles in NFL Week 15 - NBC Sports Chicago - Justin Fields broke another record, but he’s already at the top of the Bears roster.
Eagles’ Darius Slay calls Bears’ Justin Fields a ‘highlight reel’ - NBC Sports Chicago - It’s not just Chicago that appreciates Justin Fields’ growth, toughness and talent. All-Pro corner Darius Slay mentioned his respect for Fields after the game.
Bears’ secondary got torched Sunday, and it was encouraging - 670 The Score - It isn’t often that you characterize a secondary’s performance as impressive when it allows the opposing quarterback to throw for 315 yards, but that was the case for the Bears on Sunday in a 25-20 loss to the Eagles.
As Bears lose 7th straight, Eberflus points to big picture - 670 The Score - As his Bears fell to 3-11 with a loss to the NFL-best Eagles on Sunday, first-year coach Matt Eberflus continued to carry his nuanced, big-picture perspective as he leads his team through a difficult rebuilding season.
Bears suffer 7th consecutive loss with setback to Eagles - 670 The Score - Jalen Hurts tied a career-high by running for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles outlasted the struggling Chicago Bears, 25-20, on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field.
Questionable playcalling, missed chances the norm for the Bears in week 15 loss - BearReport - Usayd Koshul details why questionable playcalling and missed chances were the norm for the Chicago Bears in week 15.
Growing pains: Rookies’ mistakes irk Bears coach Matt Eberflus - Chicago Sun-Times - Velus Jones, who muffed two punts earlier this year, lost a fumble on a sweep vs. the Eagles. “I don’t like it when guys lose the football,” Eberflus said. Safety Jaquan Brisker blitzed the wrong gap and Jalen Hurts made the Bears pay with a 22-yard touchdown run.
Bears kicker Cairo Santos misses another extra point: ‘It eats me alive’ - Chicago Sun-Times - Santos, the most accurate kicker in Soldier Field history, has missed a kick in four of his last five games.
Three games to go for Justin Fields in a wellness check of a season - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears quarterback sparkles while making it through another game, this one a loss to the Eagles.
CHGO Bears Podcast: Injuries hurt Bears in a surprisingly close loss to the Eagles - CHGO - In this episode, the crew previews the Chicago Bears upcoming game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Could they pull off the miracle upset?
Bears QB Justin Fields scares Eagles — NFC’s best team — even with little offensive help - Chicago Sun-Times - Fields didn’t take on the NFC’s best team alone Sunday at Soldier Field — it just felt that way. Amazingly, it was almost enough to win.
Instant reactions: Injuries strike Chicago Bears in loss to Philadelphia Eagles - CHGO - The Bears played the NFC's leading team hard, but it didn't come without its costs.
Bears observations: Upset bid falls short in 25-20 loss vs. Eagles - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears gave the Eagles all they could handle Sunday, but couldn't make enough plays to spring the upset.
Bears report card: Grading Justin Fields, offense, defense in Eagles loss - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears authored another valiant effort against a team with more talent on Sunday. The grades reflect a team that gave the 13-1 Eagles all they could handle.
Cowboys lose to Jaguars on pick-six in OT, giving Eagles a three-game division lead - ProFootballTalk - Two weeks in a row, the Cowboys needed a fourth-quarter comeback against an AFC South team with a losing record. The Cowboys found a way to win against the Texans last week. This week, not so much.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Silverstein: Justin Fields is the 1st Bears QB with 1,000 yards rushing in a season - Windy City Gridiron - With 95 yards vs. Philly, Fields hit the 1k mark and broke Bobby Douglass’s QB franchise season record of 968 yards
Schmitz: Chicago Bears vs Philadelphia Eagles Postgame | Bear With Me - Windy City Gridiron - Join us for a live Bear With Me postgame podcast on our 2nd City Gridiron YouTube channel.
Curl: Philadelphia Eagles narrowly avoid Chicago Bear trap as Chicago stacks another L - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears looked competitive for much of the game, but ultimately fall to their feathered foes.
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