Justin Fields and Cole Kmet Connect for the First Touchdown of the Game!

Well what a lovely opening drive that was! Despite some serious pressure on Justin Fields from the Lions defense, the Bears marched down the field and scored the first touchdown of the game.

That’s the 17th touchdown pass for Justin Fields and sixth touchdown for TE Cole Kmet. It’s been great to see them find a rhythm this season.

And in case you missed it earlier in the drive, OC Luke Getsy dialed up something special for these two, and it worked brilliantly. I love a little deception.

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