The New Orleans Saints sneaked past the Chicago Bears in a thrilling victory of 26-23, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 in Soldier Field in Chicago. For the win, Taysom Hill threw for zero yards, and no touchdowns. The Saints also relied on a rushing game that produced 122 yards and zero rushing touchdowns.
Hill ended the game with zero yards passing, to go along with no touchdowns, zero interceptions, and completing 0 of 0 passes. This performance led to a 39.60 passer rating for Hill.
Latavius Murray and Alvin Kamara led the rushing game for the Saints. Murray rushed for 17 yards from carrying the football eight times. Murray was helped by Kamara who carried the football 12 times for a total of 67 yards. In the passing game, Hill was most successful throwing the ball to Tre’Quan Smith and Deonte Harris. Smith caught five passes for a total of 43 yards, while Harris contributed with 19 yards from three passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the Saints produced zero forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, five sacks and zero defensive touchdowns.
In a losing effort for the Bears, Mitchell Trubisky attempted 0 passes and completed 0 of them. This performance resulted in zero yards, zero interceptions, no touchdowns and a passer rating of 39.60 for the game.
The Bears’ rushing game was led by David Montgomery and Ryan Nall. For the game, Montgomery carried the ball 21 times, rushed for 89 yards, and no touchdowns. Nall supplemented and carried the ball a total of zero times for a total of zero yards. Meanwhile Allen Robinson and Anthony Miller were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Bears. Robinson caught six passes from Trubisky for a total of 87 yards, while Miller contributed with 73 yards from eight passes.
In their loss, the Bears defense contributed with three forced fumbles and three tackles to go along with one sack and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Bears defense was not enough help get a win.
After this game, the Saints improved to a record of 1-0, while the Bears dropped to a 0-1 record. After the win, the Saints now have a 1-0 record, compared to the Bears who now have 0-1 record.