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Passing on three ends up biting Bears

Lovie Smith (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Instead of taking the easy second-quarter field goal today against the Seahawks, the Bears went for it on 4th down and failed, a decision that ended up costing the team in the end.

Early in the second quarter of today's contest, the Chicago Bears had an opportunity to take a 10-0 lead over the Seattle Seahawks. Facing a 4th and 1 at their opponents' 15-yard line, the Bears chose to go for it. Running back Michael Bush took the carry up the middle but was stuffed at the line by linebacker Bobby Wagner. The play went for no gain. The resulting change of possession appeared...

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