Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears obliterated the Jacksonville Jaguars in a laughable 41-17 victory, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 in EverBank Field in Jacksonville. The Bears’ win was helped by a rushing game that produced 128 yards and three rushing touchdowns, and by a 265 yards and two touchdowns effort by Trubisky.
Trubisky finished the game completing 24 of 35 passes, to lead the way for the Bears. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 97.90, coming from a performance that included 265 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception for the game.
David Montgomery and Artavis Pierce led the rushing game for the Bears. Montgomery rushed for 95 yards from carrying the football 23 times. Montgomery was helped by Pierce who carried the football two times for a total of 26 yards. In the passing game, Trubisky was most successful throwing the ball to Darnell Mooney and Allen Robinson. Mooney caught four passes for a total of 39 yards, while Robinson contributed with 103 yards from 10 passes.
The Bears were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in one sack, and three tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles, with zero defensive touchdowns.
Mike Glennon led the Jaguars in a losing effort with 211 yards, completing 24 of 37 passes, two interceptions, and two touchdowns, for a QB rating of 75.40.
The rushing game for the Jaguars was led by Craig Reynolds and Dare Ogunbowale. For the game, Reynolds rushed for four yards from carrying the football one time. Meanwhile Ogunbowale carried the ball 14 times for a total of 71 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Jaguars included D.J. Chark Jr. and Laviska Shenault Jr.. Chark Jr. caught four passes for a total of 62 yards, while Shenault Jr. contributed with 48 yards from five passes.
In their loss, the Jaguars defense contributed with two forced fumbles and one tackle to go along with one sack and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Jaguars defense was not enough help get a win.
After the win, the Bears now have a 8-7 record, compared to the Jaguars who now have a 1-14 record.