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The Chris and Joe Show: Taking a close look at the loss to the Bears

What went right, and what went wrong, in the Giants’ week 12 loss to the Bears?

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The New York Giants came close, closer than anyone thought they would, to beating the Chicago Bears. But they couldn’t quite complete the upset victory, falling 19-14 to the Bears despite late-game heroics.

The Chris and Joe Show gave our quick takes immediately following the game. But, as always, we went back to the tape and are now back with a more in-depth look at what went right and what went wrong in the Giants’ latest loss.

In This Podcast

  • Creative offensive play-calling, particularly in the first half
  • Pass protection was solid for most of the game
  • Rushing offense continued to be stagnant
  • A solid game from DeAndre Baker, Sam Beal, and Julian Love
  • The defense got to Trubisky at times
  • A bad day for Corey Ballentine
  • Defense lacked discipline
  • Taking a close look at the Giants’ special teams struggles

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