Why didn't Bears let 49ers score TD?
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 20:33:18 GMT
line. The 49ers ran three plays-capped by a kneel-down by quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo-before sending Robbie Gould out to kick a 24-yard field goal with :08 remaining.

During the second quarter of Sunday's game, Mitchell Trubisky scrambled toward the sideline. The Bears challenged the placement of the ball and had it advanced. So why were they charged with a timeout?

Johnny N.
Harshaw, Wisconsin

The Bears challenged the ruling that quarterback Mitchell Trubisky did not reach the line needed for a first down. Because the replay review confirmed that he did not-even though the ball placement may have been adjusted-the Bears lost the challenge and were docked a timeout.
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