Stankevitz also noted Cousins struggled in a similar playoff-determining situation with the 2016 Washington Redskins, throwing two interceptions in a loss. Detroit also lost cornerback Darius Slay to an injury. View player positions, age, height, and weight on!

The Roster List for 2020 Chicago Bears. With the exception of veteran safety Earl Thomas, Seattle's defense was inexperienced and struggled against Denver; in his game preview, Sports Illustrated writer Andy Benoit expected the Seahawks to suffer difficulties against a misdirection-based Bears offense. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/rosters, Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson: Handles six touches in victory, Shoulder: Questionable for Week 6 at Carolina, Knee: Questionable for Week 6 at Carolina, Thumb: Questionable for Week 6 at Carolina, Bears' Roquan Smith: Seven tackles Thursday, Bears' Danny Trevathan: Leads team in stops, Bears' Deon Bush: Will miss second straight game, Hamstring: Out for Week 6 at Carolina. To take his roster spot, the Bears signed Marcus Williams, a former starter for the Jets who spent time with the Buccaneers in 2018. The Lions moved down the field into the Bears' red zone, but Fuller picked off Stafford in the end zone with 1:11 left in the game. Besides Brady, New England's offense also featured a rushing attack led by rookie Sony Michel, who entered the game with the third-most first down conversions in the league. The active roster convened and did a light walk-through as testing continues throughout the team. On January 1, 2018, head coach John Fox was fired after spending three seasons with the Bears, compiling a 14–34 record. In the fourth quarter, Parkey kicked a 36-yard field goal to draw the margin to seven points.

[115][116] Despite the early success, the quarterback struggled in the second quarter as he was intercepted on two consecutive drives, both by Shaquill Griffin, though the Seahawks could not capitalize as they were forced to punt on every ensuing series.

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[205] As a whole, Los Angeles was averaging 34.9 points and 439.9 per game, scoring at least 23 points in every game in 2018 and breaking the 30-point mark in all but two.

Two days later, the Bears began interviewing for the position starting with defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, followed by Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards (January 4), Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels (January 5), Philadelphia Eagles quarterback coach John DeFilippo (January 6), and Kan… [235], The Bears' first playoff game since the 2010 season saw them host the Super Bowl LII champion Eagles, led by backup quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. 2018 Bears 53-Man Roster . ", "Game Recap: Bears come up short in wildcard loss", "Cody Parkey on missed FG: 'Thought I hit a good ball, "NFL changes Cody Parkey missed FG to a block by Treyvon Hester", "The 2018 NFL offensive scoring rankings", "Bears 2018 position review: Quarterback", "With Vic Fangio sure to be in demand, the Bears might need to think outside the box to keep the defensive mastermind", "Bears 2018 position review: Defensive line", "Broncos reach agreement with Vic Fangio to be head coach", "Mitch Trubisky wins FedEx Air Player of the Week", "Mitch Trubisky named NFC Offensive Player of the Week", "Ben Roethlisberger, Mitch Trubisky among Players of the Week", "Mitch Trubisky named FedEx Air Player of the Week", "Bears kicker Cody Parkey named NFC special teams player of the week — after days as butt of jokes", "Eddie Jackson named NFC Defensive Player of the Week", "After bullying the Vikings (again), Jordan Howard wins FedEx Ground Player of the Week", "Khalil Mack named NFC Defensive Player of the Month", "Eddie Jackson named NFC Defensive Player of the Month", "Five Chicago Bears Named To The Pro Bowl", "Seven Chicago Bears named alternates to 2019 Pro Bowl", "Mitch Trubisky replaces Rams' Jared Goff to become 1st Bears quarterback in Pro Bowl since 1986", "Bears offensive linemen Charles Leno, Cody Whitehair added to NFC Pro Bowl team", "Four Bears named first-team All-Pro: Mack, Fuller, Jackson, Cohen", "Bears place league-high 4 players on PFWA's 2018 All-NFL team", "Matt Nagy named Head Coach of the Year by Pro Football Writers of America", "Matt Nagy caps his 1st Bears season with the NFL Coach of the Year Award", "Former Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year", "GM Ryan Pace named Sporting News' Executive of the Year, first Bears GM to win since 1985",, 2018 National Football League season by team, Articles with dead external links from September 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Lynch, who played with Fangio in his 2014 rookie season, registered six sacks in his rookie campaign and 12.5 in his first two NFL seasons before a PED suspension and calf injury cut his production the last two years. The following week's game against the Lions was played on Thanksgiving Day,[98] making the Bears the first team since the AFL–NFL merger in 1970 to play a Thursday afternoon game after playing on Sunday night. DET – Matt Prater 20-yard field goal, 7:45.

[222] When the Bears were down 6–0, Trubisky was intercepted by K'Waun Williams in the end zone, but a holding penalty on Fred Warner nullified the turnover; Trubisky eventually threw a four-yard touchdown pass to Miller. [242] The passing game's 28 combined touchdowns between Trubisky and Daniel ranked 17th, while the 17 rushing touchdowns were the tenth-highest. The 2018 Chicago Bears season was the franchise's 99th season in the National Football League, as well as the first under head coach Matt Nagy, who took over the job after John Fox was fired in 2017 following a three-year tenure.

Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? "[194], Daniel completed 27 of 37 passes for 230 yards, two touchdowns, and a 106.8 passer rating. That's why I'm here." [1] Two days later, the Bears began interviewing for the position starting with defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, followed by Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards (January 4), Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels (January 5), Philadelphia Eagles quarterback coach John DeFilippo (January 6), and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy (January 7). A drive later, Fuller intercepted Manning's pass for Beckham, but Daniel was picked off by Ogletree again on the next series. [126] While the Bears defense had been successful so far, they were without cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and Marcus Cooper due to hamstring injuries, while Tampa Bay receivers Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson, and Chris Godwin had a combined 63 catches for 850 yards and nine touchdowns in 2018.

MIA – Albert Wilson 75-yard pass from Brock Osweiler (Jason Sanders kick), 3:17. [233] The victory also helped clinch a playoff spot for the Philadelphia Eagles, who ended the regular season 9–7 after defeating the Washington Redskins earlier in the day and needed a Chicago victory to pass the Vikings for the final playoff slot. They finished the season 12–4 with a win over the Minnesota Vikings.

[151] However, the Patriots scored 14 unanswered points as Patterson returned the following kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, followed by James White catching a five-yard touchdown pass from Brady to put New England up 21–17 at halftime. [175], Regarding his bizarre day, Parkey commented, "I don't think I've hit the posts four times in my whole life, and I've been kicking for almost 15 years. [175] Three drives later, Trubisky threw a 26-yard touchdown to Robinson; instead of kicking the extra point, Chicago elected to try the two-point conversion, which succeeded on a Trubisky pass to Trey Burton. [58] Miller, whose selection was made possible when the Bears traded up to the 51st-overall pick in a trade with the New England Patriots that sent the 105th overall and a 2019 second rounder to New England, recorded 1,448 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns in the 2016 and 2017 seasons; during the latter, he averaged 3.47 yards per route run, fourth-best among receivers in the draft. [213], The Bears' second game against the Packers took place in week fifteen, this time at home; the Bears' last victory over their rivals at Soldier Field came in 2010,[103] though the 5–7–1 Packers had yet to win an away game in 2018.