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SportCody Parkey opens up about missed kick, says he has avoided social media

20:55  11 january  2019
20:55  11 january  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

You Have to Feel Absolutely Terrible for Cody Parkey After Most Important Field Goal Miss Yet

You Have to Feel Absolutely Terrible for Cody Parkey After Most Important Field Goal Miss Yet ​Every ​Bears fan, whether in the building or at home, knew exactly what was coming as time expired Sunday night. They just didn't want to believe that it was possible. How could Mitchell Trubisky really fight all the way down the field with under a minute remaining, hand a clear path to glory off to their ​kicker Cody Parkey, only to watch an entire season go up in smoke? All year long, Parkey's been the weak link in the chain. The pimple on the face of the vaunted defense, a special-teamer with a propensity to hit crossbars with regularity. Of course, that wart showed itself in primetime. And, unless you're a blind-to-trauma Eagles fan, you have to feel absolutely horrific for the man.

Bears kicker Cody Parkey was not totally to blame for missing a potentially game-winning field goal Sunday Parkey jogged off the field Sunday to boos from fans at Soldier Field, but he 's received Take a close- up look at Cody Parkey 's missed field goal, where it appears Treyvon Hester tips the

Cody Parkey (born February 19, 1992) is an American football placekicker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn and was signed by the

Cody Parkey opens up about missed kick, says he has avoided social media© Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Cody Parkey had a rough season in 2018 that ended on the worst note possible last week, but the Chicago Bears kicker seems to be handling the adversity better than you could expect him to.

Parkey made an appearance on the “TODAY” show Friday morning to discuss his infamous kick in the NFC Wild Card game, which would have resulted in a win over the Philadelphia Eagles but instead hit the left upright, bounced off the cross bar and out. The 26-year-old opened up about some of the emotions he experienced before and after the 43-yard attempt.

We know how cruel fans can be on social media when athletes make mistakes that cost their team a game, and Parkey was certainly no exception there. However, he says he has been able to avoid going on Twitter or Instagram.

Parkey had to have felt a little better when video evidence showed that his kick was tipped, but unfortunately many fans did not give him the benefit of the doubt. He missed several extra points and field goals during the regular season, and a handful of them hit the upright just like his kick against the Eagles. Whether right or wrong, fans always expect kickers to deliver in big moments. Parkey wasn’t able to do that, but he deserves credit for the way he has handled the backlash.

Listen to Rickie Ricardo’s sensational Spanish call of Cody Parkey’s missed field goal

Listen to Rickie Ricardo’s sensational Spanish call of Cody Parkey’s missed field goal The radio call of Cody Parkey's missed field goal by Rickie Ricardo, the Spanish play-by-play voice of the Philadelphia Eagles is nothing short of brilliant and jubilant. Parkey's field-attempt from 43 yards hit the upright, then crossbar before falling harmlessly in the end zone, sealing Philadelphia's 16-15 victory over the Chicago Bears Sunday in an NFC Wild-Card thriller. A must, must listen. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/ . @RR_RicardoFAN's call of the miss field goal is amazing. https://t.co/43xchkoWmX - Joe Giglio (@JoeGiglioSports) January 7, 2019 This one is beyond splendid.

It was ugly.And I'm not talking about the kick .When the 43-yard field goal by Chicago Bears kicker Cody When the 43-yard field goal by Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey hit the uprights Sunday at Soldier Field, you knew a storm was coming. Cody Parkey : “You can’t make this up . I feel terrible.

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Cody Parkey opens up about missed kick, says he has avoided social media

In wake of Bears loss, Chicago brewery offers ‘beer for a year’ to anyone who can kick 43-yard field goal.
On Sunday, the Bears lost a heartbreaker of a playoff game, as kicker Cody Parkey's 43-yard field goal attempt clanged off the goal posts -- twice -- to end what had been a promising season. On Monday, amid the social media fury of irate football fans, Goose Island Beer Co. had an idea: Let the fans kick out their disappointment. At first, the plan was to pile on Parkey, by staging tryouts to replace him. Then Chicago's oldest brewery had a change of heart. Why not support him, and the Bears, instead? The brewery announced on social media Monday night that it would do its part to help fans understand the difficulty of nailing a 43-yard field goal.

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