The Chicago Bears suffered another gut-wrenching loss at the hands of the New York Giants. However, this game was full of highlight plays and players.
After failing to find a way to finish a touchdown-required drive in overtime, the Chicago Bears fell to 8-4 on the season. The matchup with the New York Giants was tense from the opening play and will be remembered by both the teams and fans for a long time.
Neither the Chicago Bears defense nor offense played particularly well, but it’s hard to argue that this may have been Chase Daniel’s worst game of his career. The offense would only go as far as he allowed it, which limited the opportunities for our playmakers. The Bears also strayed away from the run in the second half after amassing over 100 yards in the first.
The defense actually fared much better than the box score would indicate. After an interception returned for a touchdown, a touchdown thrown by a wide receiver, and a fourth and goal touchdown after stopping the Giants’ offense on three straight downs, the Bears’ defense remained resilient throughout and came up big in important moments.
With disappointment being evident on both sides of the ball there were still a few players who played one of their best games of the season. Here are three standouts from Sunday’s overtime thriller: