Justin Fields leads Bears to 23 unanswered points to beat Patriots

Justin Fields leads Bears to 23 unanswered points to beat Patriots

Justin Fields threw for 179 yards and a landing and ran for 82 yards and one other rating, and the Bears protection pressured returning Patriots starter Mac Jones again to the bench on Monday evening to provide Chicago a 33-14 victory over New England.

In a matchup of quarterbacks from the 2020 School Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship sport, Fields outperformed Jones, who led Alabama to victory over Fields’ Ohio State. And Fields additionally outplayed Patriots rookie Bailey Zappe, who got here on after Jones was managed simply two three-and-outs and an interception in his return after lacking three video games with a excessive ankle sprain.

With the damp Gillette Stadium crowd chanting “Zappe! Zappe!” the fourth-round draft choose from Western Kentucky led the Patriots to back-to-back touchdowns and a 14-10 lead. However Fields answered with a 25-yard move to Khalil Herbert after which, after Zappe fumbled within the final 2 minutes, the Bears (3-4) added a area objective to make it 20-14 on the half.

Justin Fields runs with the ball throughout the Bears’ win over the Patriots. Getty Photos

Justin Subject celebrates with teammates after scoring. Getty Photos

Within the second half it was all Chicago, which ran off 23 unanswered factors.

Zappe was 5 of 6 for 109 yards and a landing within the first half. However within the second, he was 9 of 16 for 76 yards and two interceptions. Jones accomplished 3 of 6 passes for 13 yards, with one interception. Rhamondre Stevenson caught eight passes for 59 yards and ran 11 occasions for 39 for the Patriots (3-4).

Bailey Zappe tosses a landing move to DeVante Parker. AP

Fields ran 14 occasions for 82 yards, together with 5 third-down scrambles for first downs. David Montgomery ran for 62 yards and Herbert did the identical for Chicago, which had misplaced three straight video games and 4 out of 5. The Bears had additionally misplaced 5 straight to the Patriots and eight out of 9 since beating New England within the 1986 Tremendous Bowl 46-10.

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