Ouch, a bit embarrassed to be a Bears Fan right now. At least they didn’t play the Dolphins.
Any hopes for improvement from the Bears following an 0-2 start were quickly extinguished by Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, who blew out the Bears by halftime Sunday.
Now, the Bears sit at 0-3 for the first time since 2016 with a 13 game losing streak dating back to last season. Here’s what you need to know from the Bears’ 41-10 loss in Kansas City.
Three moments that mattered
1. The perfect snapshot of the Bears’ offense Sunday came with 3:05 left in the first half. After the Chiefs had scored yet again to go ahead 21-0, Bears quarterback Justin Fields was flagged for delay of game. Running back Khalil Herbert then fumbled the football away on the following play, which the Chiefs turned into a field goal a short time later.
2. Leading 41-0, the Chiefs mercifully mercifully subbed out QB Patrick Mahomes, who had gritted through an apparent ankle injury sustained before the half, with the game well in-hand in the third quarter. If not, the Chiefs might still be scoring.
3. With 1:51 left in the first half, Fields lofted a deep pass to DJ Moore. The pass fell right into his jersey numbers and Moore dropped it. The next play, Fields was intercepted. The Chiefs scored three plays later to extend the lead to 31-0.
Three things that worked
1. Finally: Moore scored his first touchdown as a Bear with 4:20 left in the game to make it 41-10 Chiefs.
2. Finally, part two: Bears linebacker Jack Sanborn intercepted Blaine Gabbert for their first defensive takeaway on the season with 3:16 left in the third quarter trailing 41-0.