Since Matt Nagy was enlisted as lead trainer a year ago, the Bears have had trust in a next-man-up attitude and the capacity to defeat misfortune.
Lucky to stay solid all through last season, they were never truly tested in those territories. Be that as it may, when the Bears’ grit was at last tried Sunday, they finished decisively—and recorded an announcement win all the while.
Effectively down five starters heading into a significant NFC North standoff with the Vikings at Soldier Field, the Bears lost quarterback Mitchell Trubisky with left-shoulder damage on the game’s first belonging.
Be that as it may, rather than freezing or feeling frustrated about themselves, the versatile Bears depended on a few capable stores to help lead them to a noteworthy 16-6 triumph.
“It just goes to demonstrate the sort of culture that we have,” Nagy said. “It’s as basic as that. There was no worry as to, ‘Presently what?’ No, it’s the following person up. That was a great football crew that we simply played, and to come here and fight through that and win the manner in which we did, for me as a lead trainer, I’m simply overly glad.”
In the wake of assuaging the harmed Trubisky, reinforcement quarterback Chase Daniel showed balance and precision in finishing 22 of 30 goes for 195 yards with one touchdown, no turnovers and a 101.4 passer rating.
The Bears protection played without linemen Akiem Hicks (knee) and Bilal Nichols (hand) and linebacker Roquan Smith, who was a late scratch because of an undisclosed individual issue. Be that as it may, a few stores stepped in—and ventured up—to fill the void.
Linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski recorded a group high nine handles and a strip/sack of quarterback Kirk Cousins, handle Nick Williams enlisted two sacks and recuperated a bobble and handle Roy Robertson-Harris aggregated 1.5 sacks.
“These folks comprehend, they get ready,” Nagy said. “They realize that when they’re a reinforcement, despite everything they practice and get ready during the week like they’re playing, with the goal that when the opportunity arrives that they need to play, they’re prepared.”
Such huge numbers of various players added to Sunday’s success that Nagy thought it was out of line to introduce a game ball to any single person.
The stores complimented a guarded exertion that indeed was driven by Khalil Mack. The All-Pro outside linebacker recorded 1.5 sacks, including one of his licensed strip/sacks that brought about a bobble that Williams recuperated.
Two veteran cautious backs joined to deliver the first of two Bears takeaways, as cornerback Prince Amukamara took the ball from beneficiary Stefon Diggs and wellbeing Ha Clinton-Dix recuperated the bumble in the subsequent quarter.
The Bears held the Vikings scoreless for the game’s first 57:02. The guard enlisted six sacks and constrained the NFL’s second-positioned running match-up to only 40 yards—153 yards underneath its normal. Dalvin Cook, who entered Week 4 as the class’ driving rusher with 375 yards on 57 endeavors, was held to 35 yards on 14 conveys.
“Whenever you take a group that midpoints 193 yards in surge yards per game and you have 40 or 50 yards hurrying and you keep that running down who’s a great running back to that negligible measure of yards, you’re accomplishing something right,” Nagy said. “Those folks, they ventured up, They needed it. It was a test to them.”
The Bears took a 7-0 lead on Daniel’s 10-yard touchdown go to Tarik Cohen on the game’s first belonging. Vortex Piñeiro pursued with three field objectives without a miss to extend the edge to 16-0. He hit a 25-yarder on the last play of the principal half and 38-and 30-yarders in the second from last quarter.
The Vikings at last scored on Cook’s 2-yard touchdown keep running with 2:58 remaining. In any case, they neglected to change over the two-point transformation and were not able recuperate the consequent onside kick. It was the main red-zone ownership of the game for Minnesota.
With their third straight success, the Bears (3-1) are currently tied for the lead position in the NFC North with the Packers (3-1), who lost to the Eagles Thursday night in Green Bay.
Allen Robinson II drove the Bears in accepting with seven gets for 77 yards, while David Montgomery scrambled for a group high 53 yards on 21 conveys.
Given what Nagy’s group survived and the extent of the game, he positioned Sunday’s success among the main three or four he has encountered as Bears mentor.
“I’m going to consistently return to the way of life of this spot,” Nagy said. “We have great individuals. We have high-character individuals. We have diligent employees. We have individuals that don’t wince when affliction strikes. The mentors in there and the players in there, they all stayed together, and this was a major one.”