Rob Gronkowski Injury Moving Patriots-Bears Line
- Author: Stacy Allen Oct 23, 2018,
Oct 23, 2018, 7:44
As for the aesthetics, they'll keep working on that. "We're not a group that's going to hang our head if mistakes are made", Harmon said. "I think the more we're on the field, the more we can practice, the more we can figure out where everyone fits and what we're doing a good job at in general, those things start to sort themselves out".
The Patriots (5-2) got two special teams touchdowns and came out on top even though they were without Rob Gronkowski. Those stations would make life tough against New England. The Bears fed the Patriots two touchdowns.
It's one heck of a reach to suggest the Patriots wouldn't have beaten the Bears without a couple of touchdowns on special teams.
Gordon caught four passes for 100 yards.
Mitchell Trubisky's accuracy came into question, but not his feet.
Now White will have to establish himself as a true running back, something he hasn't exactly done in his career. He was 25 of 36 for 277 yards and an interception.
The wildness was very apparent early against Patriot blitzes.
"That's a critical error that you can not do", Bears coach Matt Nagy said Monday at Halas Hall. "Trust me. There were a lot of people that were out of rhythm". I can make the big-time plays. His last touchdown was in West Virginia's Liberty Bowl loss in White's final college game on December 29, 2014 - nearly five years ago now.
Although many have written White off by this point, it's clear he has a chance to build on his two-catch, 64-yard game on Sunday. "So we've got to get out of the valley".
While Belichick gave credit to Trubisky slipping tackles on his big 39-yard run, he said that the rest of the damage was a result of the Patriots simply giving him too much space in the open field.
Mack had one tackle, and he failed to register a sack for the second week in a row. And he often dropped back in coverage. The Patriots had a bit of an issue against Bilal Nichols up front and Roquan Smith flew around the edge for the Bears' only sack of the day.
"You hold your breath when I saw him jump up and catch it", Brady said. You can not give Tom Brady two touchdowns on special teams and expect to win.
"You never know how a team is going to decide how to match up against you", White said.
"Just tried to fight and get in", he said. Nagy used the Hail Mary as an example of how close the Bears were in the end and how it embodied coming short for an entire game.
White leads New England for the year in receptions with 45 and has six TD catches.