INGLEWOOD, CALIF.– After months of Chicago Bears argument regarding Andy Dalton as well as Justin Area, it was the most acquainted quarterback on the area at SoFi Stadium that took control of the Sunday evening show.
Matthew Stafford played in 20 games versus the Bears over 12 periods with the NFC North competing Detroit Lions. In the period opener with his new group, the Los Angeles Rams, Stafford attacked the Bears with several big plays to lead a 34-14 victory.
After concerns in the preseason concerning Dalton hardly moving the Bears violation while playing without several beginners, the defensive break downs versus Stafford were the most obvious concern Sunday.
Stafford tossed a 67-yard goal pass to Van Jefferson on the Rams’ very first drive. Securities Tashaun Gipson and Eddie Jackson fell short to touch Jefferson when he was down, and Jefferson stood out back up to rating.
After the Bears reduced the Rams cause 13-7 prior to halftime, Stafford threw a 56-yard goal pass to Cooper Kupp on the opening drive of the third quarter. Kupp blew by nickel cornerback Marqui Christian right into open field to rating.
Stafford added a 37-yard pass to Tyler Higbee during the Rams’ third touchdown drive in the third quarter. He completed 20 of 26 passes for 321 yards as well as no interceptions. The Bears protection didn’t compel any type of turnovers, and also the Rams placed the game out of reach when Stafford threw his 3rd goal pass, a 2-yarder to Robert Woods with 3 minutes, 17 secs to play.
Dalton was simply functional in his first beginning with the Bears after signing an one-year offer in the offseason and getting the opportunity to preserve the job over Area, the Bears’ first-round pick. However Dalton didn’t establish the tone early.
He left to an unstable start when he threw an interception ultimately area to David Long Jr. on a ball tipped by Kenny Youthful on the opening drive. But he got the Bears in a rhythm late in the very first half, when David Montgomery’s 3-yard touchdown run cut the Rams’ result in 13-7 at halftime.
Dalton likewise led an 81-yard touchdown drive on the Bears’ first belongings of the second half. Area, that entered to play a handful of downs as several suspected he might, was the one to utilize with a 3-yard touchdown run.
Dalton finished 27 of 38 passes for 206 backyards with the interception and also a lost fumble on a fourth-down sack. He was sacked 3 times.
Fields was 2 of 2 masquerading 10 backyards. Montgomery rushed for 108 backyards on 16 lugs.
The Bears shed two left tackles to injury. Veteran Jason Peters entrusted to a quadriceps injury at halftime, as well as novice Larry Borom moseyed off the area after an ankle joint injury in the 3rd quarter. Elijah Wilkinson filled up in for Borom.
Bears nickel cornerback Battle each other Shelley unexpectedly will remain Sunday night’s video game versus the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Arena.
Shelley was out the injury record today and also had actually competed to start at the setting, which was open after the Bears split with professional Buster Skrine in the offseason. Marqui Christian possibly might see time at nickel with Shelley out.
As anticipated, nose deal with Eddie Goldman is non-active with a knee injury.
Quarterback Nick Foles, broad receiver Breshad Perriman, inside linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe, offending lineman Lachavious Simmons and limited end Jesper Horsted likewise are non-active.
Perriman signed with the Bears last week however is remaining after logging just a few methods at Halas Hall.
1st quarter: Rams strike 1st on 67-yard TD pass after Dalton interception in end zone
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford tossed a 67-yard goal pass to Van Jefferson to give the Rams a 7-0 lead against the Bears with 10:36 to play in the first quarter.
Jefferson was broad open after damaging down the field. He rolled to the ground when he caught the sphere, yet safety and securities Eddie Jackson as well as Tashaun Gipson skidded past Jefferson while he was down as well as Jefferson turned up and also ran to completion area.
The Bears’ opening drive ended with quarterback Andy Dalton throwing an interception in the long run zone.
On third-and-6 at the Rams 8-yard line, Kenny Young tipped Dalton’s pass, and David Long dived to obstruct it.
Bears rookie Khalil Herbert opened the video game by returning the first 50 lawns. Running back David Montgomery damaged for a 41-yard gain to obtain the Bears to the Rams 12.
After newbie quarterback Justin Fields went into the game for one play and also finished a 9-yard pass to Marquise Goodwin, limited end Cole Kmet was called for an incorrect begin to put the Bears in third-and-6.
The interception was among two passes Dalton tossed on the drive, the various other a 4-yard completion to Darnell Mooney.
1st quarter: Rams extend result in 10-0 on 53-yard field goal
The Rams took a 10-0 lead versus the Bears with 4:39 to play in the very first quarter on Matt Gay’s 53-yard basket.
The Rams started the drive at their 41 after Andy Dalton threw an insufficient pass to Allen Robinson on fourth-and-4 that Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey damaged up.
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford obtained the drive selecting an 18-yard pass to DeSean Jackson on the second play.
Second quarter: Rams increase 13-0 after Bears stopped on 4th down
Matt Gay made a 22-yard area goal to provide the Rams a 13-0 lead against the Bears with 11:39 to play in the second quarter.
The Rams reached the Bears 2-yard line on a 17-yard pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford to Darrell Henderson. Henderson shed 2 backyards on the following play as well as Stafford tossed incompletions on back-to-back passes– only his second and also third incompletions of the night– as well as the Rams cleared up for the area goal.
On the previous drive, the Bears had a prime possibility to react to the Rams rising 10-0.
Andy Dalton struck Marquise Goodwin for a 19-yard pass, and Rams cornerback David Long was required a face-mask fine to add an additional 15 lawns.
The Bears then shed 2 backyards on successive plays. Dalton found Damiere Byrd for a 10-yard pass, as well as the Bears chose to go for it on fourth-and-4 at the 38.
Yet Rams outside linebacker Justin Hollins blew by left tackle Jason Peters to strike Dalton and also require a fumble that Kenny Young recovered.
Halftime: Bears jump on board with Montgomery TD run, trail 13-7
Bears running back David Montgomery’s 3-yard goal run reduced the Rams’ cause 13-7 at halftime.
The play covered a systematic nine-play, 55-yard drive that opened with a 10-yard pass from quarterback Andy Dalton to Cole Kmet. Dalton likewise struck Allen Robinson with passes of 9 as well as 8 lawns and also rushed for 9 yards to get the Bears to the 3.
On the previous drive, the Bears protection pushed the Rams back to their 2-yard line after security Tashaun Gipson made a great quit on Tyler Higbee’s 1-yard catch and Akiem Hicks and Robert Quinn reached Matthew Stafford for a 9-yard loss. Hicks was credited with the sack.
The Rams acquired 6 yards on third-and-19 from the 2, and they punted for the very first time in the video game.
The Rams racked up on their initial three drives, including a 67-yard goal pass from Stafford to Van Jefferson. The Bears protection distorted down as the half went on.
Dalton finished 13 of 17 masquerade 97 backyards and an interception in the fifty percent. Montgomery hurried for 79 backyards on 10 brings.
Stafford finished 10 of 13 masquerade 151 yards and also the long touchdown.
Third quarter: Another lengthy TD pass places Rams in advance 20-7
The Rams required hardly greater than a min in the 3rd quarter to extend their result in 20-7 versus the Bears.
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford located a wide-open Cooper Kupp for a 56-yard goal pass with 13:52 to play in the third.
Kupp blew by nickel cornerback Marqui Christian, and no one was behind him to take Kupp down as he cruised right into the end zone.
Stafford completed a 19-yard pass to Robert Woods one play earlier.
When the Bears infraction returned to the area after the Rams touchdown, newbie Larry Borom was at left deal with. The Bears announced seasoned Jason Peters is questionable to return with a quadriceps injury.
3rd quarter: Fields’ 1st NFL TD cuts Bears shortage to 20-14
Newbie quarterback Justin Fields scored his first NFL touchdown on a 3-yard keep up 4:14 to play in the 3rd quarter to reduce the Rams lead to 20-14.
Fields showed up in two plays in the 16-play, 81-yard drive. Andy Dalton led a lot of the march, including hitting Jimmy Graham with an 11-yard pass one play earlier to get the Bears to the 3-yard line.
Bears novice left deal with Larry Borom, playing in his very first series in location of Jason Peters, left the area gradually after fitness instructors checked out his left leg late in the drive. Elijah Wilkinson came to be the 3rd Bears left deal with to play in the video game.