Bears-49ers: S Deon Bush to start for injured Eddie Jackson

Brenda Watkins
December 24, 2018

The fracas started when 49ers safety Marcell Harris hit the Bears quarterback when he slid on a scramble for a first down late in the fourth quarter. Harris was handed a 15-yard penalty for his hit. Trubisky's teammates took exception to the hit and a scuffle ensued with punches being thrown and San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman and Chicago receivers Joshua Bellamy and Anthony Miller all getting ejected.

"Because we've been in this situation so many times and have come up big, it's nearly expected of us", cornerback Prince Amukamara said. "I felt like they went over the top, and I responded over the top".

Perhaps the best thing that can be said about the Bears' 14-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Levi's Stadium is this: The Bears, again, proved they're a team that knows how to win in almost any given set of circumstances.

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The disqualified players were banished to the locker room, but Miller said they were still able to enjoy the victory. The 49ers managed just one first down before settling for Robbie Gould's 30-yard field goal. After the 2-minute warning, Chicago appeared ready to ice the game on a third-down completion to Allen Robinson.

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 23: Tarik Cohen #29 of the Chicago Bears rushes with the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during their National Football League game at Levi's Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. "We know what kind of player (Robinson) is, and he rarely makes mistakes like that".

S Eddie Jackson (sprained ankle) and OLB Aaron Lynch (sprained elbow) were inactive after not traveling to San Francisco with the team Saturday and not practicing all week.

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