Which Chicago Bears were losers in Week 11 vs Lions?

The Chicago Bears should have beaten the Detroit Lions in what could have been one of the biggest upsets of the year. They had them on the ropes but poor late game execution and situational playcalling doomed the
Chicago Bears, Matt Eberflus
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Chicago Bears, Jaylon Johnson
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Chicago Bears Week 11 Loser No. 2: Jaylon Johnson

While Jaylon Johnson did not have a bad game, he did drop the potential game-clinching interception that would have also most likely been a pick-six. With the main knock on him being his lack of interceptions, that was a play he had to make. That play had implications on how the game ended and could potentially affect contract negotiations because Ryan Poles will most likely use that as leverage when they start talking again.

Johnson has easily been the Bears' best corner this season and has been one of the best corners in the league. The defense relies on Johnson so much that they need even more out of him, and they especially need him to not drop interceptions. One of his arguments is that he rarely gets thrown to, which is true. Still, he needs to capitalize on when a quarterback does come his way with the football.

Johnson also had a tough passer interference penalty in the first quarter that set up the Lions on the Bears side of the field. He got beat on that route and started grabbing to try and recover. We are not used to seeing that out of Johnson, and I am sure he will say that in this game he missed some plays. He is so competitive and holds himself to a high standard of play, especially with his goal of being an All-Pro this season. To be that guy and get recognized for it, he has to make the plays when they are there, and he did not do that against the Lions today.