The Bears offense held its own Sunday in Dallas, however the guard battled all through a 49-29 misfortune to the Cattle rustlers at AT&T Arena.
While the Ranchers leaped out to a 28-7 lead, arriving at the end zone on their initial four drives, the Bears scored 16 unanswered focuses to launch a rebound in the second from last quarter. Be that as it may, a 7-yard score by running back Tony Pollard followed by linebacker Micah Parsons’ score on a mishandle recuperation put the game far off.
Mentor Matt Eberflus called the cautious execution «unacceptable» as the Bears permitted season-highs of 42 places and 442 yards of offense.
«We must glance at ourselves with a basic eye and ensure we’re doing the right things down in and down out and rehearse those things during the week to get better,» Eberflus said. «But it’s bad enough».
The two groups were proficient in their hurrying assaults as the Bears added up to 240 yards on the ground while the Cattle rustlers counted 200 yards. Running back Khalil Herbert recorded 99 yards on 16 conveys and a 12-yard score run. Be that as it may, Pollard drove the game with 131 yards on 14 conveys and three score runs.
On third-and-9, the Cattle rustlers’ just third down of the drive, Prescott dropped back from the Chicago 21 and conveyed a profound ball to Sheep, who beat securities Eddie Jackson and Jaquan Brisker to the end zone. Prescott finished every one of the six of his pass endeavors on the 8-play, 69-yard drive.
The Bears slice down the deficiency to 14-7 with a 3-yard hurrying score from Fields. Beneficiary Velus Jones Jr. had a 18-yard run on a stream clear then, at that point, Fields mixed for 15 and 14 yards to arrive at the red zone. On second-and-3, Fields executed a planned run play, running off left tackle and finding the end zone with a little more than a moment into the subsequent quarter.
Dallas stretched out their lead to 21-7 as Pollard ran up the center for a 18-yard score run with 10:50 excess in the half. The Cowpokes went 75 yards in six plays as Prescott associated with recipient Michael Gallup for 17 yards, then, at that point, broke free for a 25 yards on a third-and-1 quarterback sneak.
A fourth consecutive score drive put the Cowpokes up 28-7 with 6:48 to play in the main half. Prescott kept on testing the Bears’ optional, finishing a 15-yard pass to Sheep on third-and-8 then, at that point, stirring things up around town with a 22-yard pass two plays later. «Our offense, I think performed pretty well the whole day,» Eberflus said.
«They several three-and-outs, however generally, drove the ball, made a decent showing in circumstances. Clearly, we slice that lead down to 11 focuses with the Eddie capture at the finish to kick the field objective. That was great. What’s more, we told the folks at halftime, ‘This is a game, it’s 11 brings up and we can surely dig ourselves of this.’»
Following halftime, the Bears guard constrained Dallas’ most memorable dropkick of the game with a three-and-out, prompting a 12-yard score run by Herbert, which shut the hole to 28-23 with 9:42 left in the second from last quarter.
The drive almost finished on the principal play as Herbert seemed to bungle with Dallas recuperating the ball, yet the call was upset after the replay showed that Herbert bobbled the ball at first, however restored ownership before his knee was down. Handles then associated with collector Darnell Mooney for a 36-yard gain to the Dallas 25, the longest play of the game. On first down from the 12, Herbert took the handoff, ran left, then, at that point, slice back up the center to score. Notwithstanding, Fields was sacked on the resulting two-point change attempt.
After the Bears’ 16 unanswered focuses, Pollard ran in a 7-yard score with 6:51 left in the second from last quarter, putting the Cattle rustlers up 35-23. On third-and-9, Brisker hopped offsides and Prescott exploited the free play, associating with Schultz for 30 yards.