Sport Bears bench Trubisky for Foles vs. Falcons
Another Falcons collapse: Foles' 3 TDs lead 30-26 Bears win
ATLANTA (AP) No matter how bad things might have seemed a week ago, the Atlanta Falcons somehow managed to make it even worse. Yep, another epic fourth-quarter collapse.This one could spell the end for embattled coach Dan Quinn, who already carried the burden of the biggest squandered lead in Super Bowl history. © APWF Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller (17) prays after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Atlanta. The Chicago Bears won 30-26. The entire Chicago Bears team had the initials of former player Gayle Sayers on their jerseys.
took for the at quarterback in place of midway through the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Foles entered the game with the Bears trailing 26-10 and was intercepted during his first drive after completing two of four pass attempts for 31 yards.
Trubisky completed 13 passes for 128 yards and one score before being sidelined. He started the first two weeks for the Bears, leading the team to a 2-0 record while throwing two touchdowns against two interceptions.
Foles arrived in Chicago this offseason following a trade after one campaign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He lost the position battle to Trubisky during training camp.
The Super Bowl LII MVP went 0-4 during his injury-plagued campaign with the Jaguars. He finished last year behindon Jacksonville's quarterback depth chart.
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