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X-and-O Show: 4th and Inches

RB Michael Bush (Dennis Wierzbicki/USP)

We go to the film room to analyze Chicago's failed attempt at a second-quarter first down, a play in which the Bears passed up an easy field goal, eventually costing them the game.

With 13 minutes left on the clock in the second quarter of Sunday's contest against the Seattle Seahawks, the Chicago Bears lined up for a 4th and 1 play at the opponent's 15-yard line. Chicago was up 7-0 at the time and could have attempted a 32-yard field, which is almost automatic for Robbie Gould. Instead, they chose to go for it on 4th down, with the ball roughly a foot away from the first... Recommended Stories