Which Chicago Bears were winners in Week 15 vs Browns?

The Chicago Bears lost a heartbreaker to the Cleveland Browns on the road in Week 15. They were the better football team and somehow found a way to lose. There was too much good in this game for the Bears to lose, which has been the story more times than not recently.

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Chicago Bears Week 15 Winner No. 2: Tremaine Edmunds

Early in the year, the narrative was clear that the Bears should have just kept Roquan Smith and extended him instead of signing Tremaine Edmunds to a big contract. After Edmunds has gotten back from a minor injury, he has elevated his game recently and has been capitalizing on his opportunities.

T.J. Edwards has been talked about more this season as a league leader in tackles and, at one point, one of the highest sack producers on the Bears. It is no surprise that ever since the Bear's pass rush has been re-energized, Edmunds has been on the rise. With nine total tackles and a pick-six off of a deflection in this game, it was another productive game for Edmunds. More importantly, he is playing with a lot more confidence and decisiveness than he was at the start of the year. It is clear he is a lot more comfortable in this defense now, and the production is starting to match the name value.

The importance of Edmunds pick-six in the third quarter could not be overstated. The touchdown he scored not only gave the Bears a really good chance to win the game, but it also helped overlook the horrible offensive game on the other side of the football. If Edmunds had not gotten in the endzone there, would the Bears have even been able to capitalize? We saw how many tries it took to punch it in after Eddie Jackson returned an interception to the one-yard line. Edmunds and Edwards combining on the interception to put the Bears up 17-7 was a huge moment in the game, and it should have been the biggest play in the Bears win.