Chicago Bears Take Down the New York Giants
This game had the potential to be ugly between the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears. New York had a chance to win the game, but they were stopped on fourth down near midfield late in the game with 1:43 remaining in regulation and Chicago took them down by a score of 19-14.
Both of these teams showed how inept their offenses are. The first touchdown of the game did not come until the second-quarter when Daniel Jones threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Kaden Smith. He caught five passes for 17 yards receiving and a touchdown in this game.
Scott Simonson was the other starting tight end in this game with one reception for 10 yards receiving.
Aldrick Rosas missed two field goals in this game for the Giants. They could have won the game if he didn’t miss either of them, but there is a reason why New York is maybe one of the worst teams in the NFL.
With the Bears trailing 7-3 to start the third quarter, Mitchell Trubisky threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Allen Robinson. Trubisky completed 25-of-41 passes for 278 yards one touchdown and two interceptions. He also rushed for 18 yards on seven carries and a score.
Robinson also caught six passes for 131 yards receiving and a touchdown.
The leading rusher in this game for Chicago was Tarik Cohen with 25 yards on six carries. He also caught seven passes for 29 yards receiving.
With the Chicago Bears leading 13-7 later in the third quarter, Mitchell Trubisky scored on a 2-yard rushing touchdown (missed extra-point). They could have had the two-point conversion if a penalty wasn’t committed.
On a fourth-and-18 with 4:10 remaining in regulation, Daniel Jones threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate for the New York Giants.
Jones completed 21-of-36 passes for 150 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 27 yards on two carries.
Tate caught three passes for 33 yards receiving and a touchdown.
Darius Slayton was the leading receiver in this game for New York with four receptions for 67 yards receiving. He has been the most consistent at the wide receiver position all year for this football team. Slayton has been Daniel Jones’s favorite target.
Sterling Shepard returned from a concussion in this game after missing the last few games with one. Shepard caught five passes for 15 yards receiving. He also rushed for 22 yards on one carry.
Saquon Barkley was the leading rusher in this game for the Giants with 57 yards rushing on 17 carries. He also caught two passes for one yard receiving.
It is amazing how Head Coach Pat Shurmur has been awful at utilizing him. This whole coaching staff has been a joke this season.
Because of the Washington Redskins (2-9) taking down the Detroit Lions (3-7-1) by a score of 19-16 at home on Sunday afternoon at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, New York moves into the second overall spot for the 2020 NFL Draft.
The Giants are on the verge of missing the playoffs once again this season. They have only made it to the postseason once since winning Super Bowl XLVI in the 2011 regular season the 2012 postseason against the New England Patriots by a score of 21-17 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
It feels like those days are an eternity for New York football fans and they want and miss winning football. Pat Shurmur and his coaching staff and Dave Gettleman and his other crew in the front office should be on the hot seat as well.
The New York Giants will most likely have a fire sale at the end of the season. This team needs a culture changer as a head coach. Jim Harbaugh, Robert Saleh, Matt Rhule, Lincoln Riley, or Mike McCarthy would be some good candidates at head coach.
Louis Riddick should be the new general manager moving forward. I am not sure who else would be some other potential candidates at the general manager spot, but the Mara’s should be embarrassed about this product.
It feels like the 1970s all over again for the New York Giants.
New York (2-9) will host the Green Bay Packers (8-2) next Sunday.
Chicago (5-6) will be on the road against the Detroit Lions (3-7-1) on Thanksgiving Day this Thursday afternoon.
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