Justin Fields, Bears fail to touch down Micah Parsons on fumble return for score


(670 The Score) Justin Fields is going to want that one back.

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On an afternoon in which Chicago couldn’t slow down the Dallas offense, Cowboys star linebacker Micah Parsons also came up with a huge defensive play in the third quarter with a 36-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

Parsons’ scoop-and-score came after Bears running back David Montgomery fumbled, and it was aided by quarterback Justin Fields’ poor decision to not touch down Parsons after he dove on the ball.

Apparently trying to avoid contact, Fields instead hopped over Parsons, who quickly popped back up and weaved his way to the end zone.

The Bears’ failure to easily touch down an opposing player who ended up going for a touchdown wasn’t a new sight. A pair of Chicago defensive backs made the same mistake on a long Los Angeles Rams touchdown in the Bears’ season opener in 2021, which was back during the Matt Nagy era.

Parsons’ touchdown and the extra point gave the Cowboys a 42-23 lead.

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