The Bears lose 49-29 to the Cowboys. That’s entertainment? Yes, it is. – Chicago Sun-Times

by | Oct 30, 2022 | Entertainment

At this point in my life, all I want is to be entertained. You want a pitchers’ duel, a defensive battle, a chess match? Have at it. Me? I’ll take scoring, the more the better. And I wouldn’t say no to clowns driving tiny cars, either. I have found the perfect team. The Bears aren’t great, but they are gritty enough, game enough or dumb enough not to know when they’re being completely outclassed. On Sunday, the Cowboys scored touchdowns on their first four drives, which, as ominous sentences go, is right up there with, ‘‘It was a dark and stormy night.’’ But the Bears, trailing 28-7 almost before they had rubbed the sleep out of their eyes, bounced back with 10 consecutive points in the last minute of the first half. That shouldn’t be forgotten. I’ve written more than once that the only thing that matters this season is how much Justin Fields progresses as a quarterback. But there’s something to be said for a team that keeps fighting. The Bears are stubborn, for better or worse. Better or worse can be entertaining, too. Better was that mini-comeback against one of the better teams in the league. Worse was a 49-29 loss. Better was the Bears running for more than 235 yards for the third game in a row. Worse was offensive coordinator Luke Getsy still calling running plays when his team was down by double digits in the fourth quarter. Better was Fields running eight times for 60 yards and a touchdown. Worse was the Cowboys sacking him four times.
Best was 29 points against a team that had gi …

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