The Detroit Lions remain winless after Day 12 of the NFL season. In their traditional Thanksgiving game, the decisive blow against division rivals Chicago came at the last second.
Don’t Pack: The Detroit Lions continue to fear a winless season. Getty Images
Unsurprisingly, at the start of the traditional Thanksgiving triple headers, the two offensive series, which are among the weakest in the NFL, struggled throughout the game. Lions quarterback Jared Goff, returning from injury, set an early exclamation mark after finding wide receiver Josh Reynolds, who was only signed during the season, for a 39-yard touchdown.
But then the only NFL team without a win didn’t do much for a long time, Chicago passed a 17-yard touchdown reception from veteran Jimmy Graham at 13: 7 until the break. However, replacement quarterback Andy Dalton, who replaced injured rookie Justin Fields, also made an interception in the end zone and gave the Bears a chance for a higher lead.
Santos shows no nudity at the crucial moment
Because Bears kicker Cairo Santos also missed a field goal in the third quarter, Detroit stayed in the game – and regained the lead at 2:13 pm with a 17-yard pass from Goff to tight end TJ. Hockenson. The first win of the season seemed to be within reach at Thanksgiving of all places – but with a final eight-minute practice, the situation turned again.
The Lions were unable to stop the division rival’s previously bumpy offense, took their time out in bad times – and ultimately had to sit down and watch the Bears let the time go by. up to a second before hitting Kicker Santos Sent field again. At just 28 yards, the Brazilian showed no nudity and claimed the Bears’ fourth victory of the season with the field goal at 4:14 PM.
It also relieved head coach Matt Nagy, whose dismissal has been in the room for weeks. The Lions must, however, continue to fear becoming the fifth team since the NFL merger not to win a single game of the season.