Mitchell Trubisky gave the Bears a chance to take the Lions to OT, and Connor Barth blew it


Barth missed a field goal that would have tied things up against the Lions.

Mitchell Trubisky’s late-game heroics didn’t matter. Connor Barth missed the game-tying kick and blew it for the Bears in Sunday’s loss to the Lions.

Trubisky was excellent on the team’s last two drives. He led the Bears on an eight-play, 78-yard touchdown drive to tie things up 24-24. The Lions answered with a field goal on their next possession, taking a three-point lead with under two minutes to play.

The Bears were starting from their own 17-yard line, and Trubisky moved the offense into field goal range. All they needed was for Barth to come through.

The kick went wide right.

The Lions got it back with eight seconds left on the clock and kneeled for the win.

Bears fans were predictably not happy.

The Bears fall to 3-7 with the loss to Detroit.

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