Bear Necessities: The Morning After…the Bears’ 34-14 loss vs. Rams

By Alyssa Barbieri

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The Chicago Bears kicked off the 2021 season with a disappointing 34-14 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football, which marked their third consecutive loss in this series.

Overall, it was a rough outing for the Bears, whose defense struggled to contain Matthew Stafford and the Rams’ high-powered attack. Despite scoring just 14 points, there were encouraging signs from the offense. Bears fans were treated to a limited portion of Justin Fields, who left many begging for the rookie quarterback to take the field on a more permanent basis.

There was plenty to digest from Sunday’s game. Our Bears Wire staff is sharing their immediate reactions to Chicago’s opening loss of the season:


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