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Next Year, The Bears Might Lose On That Lions Play


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The Bears won their first game this season because the officials enforced an obscure NFL rule about controlling the ball all the way to the ground.

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Now, the league says they're going to revisit that rule in the offseason:

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NFL competition committee co-chairman Rich McKay calls it a "difficult rule." He recognizes the outcry and sees a "definite conflict."
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Right. If you're a Bears fan, you're happy for the gift. But you understand that if this call had gone against your team, you'd still be fuming. The NFL needs to get this right.

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