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Justin Fields took brutal hit to head vs. Packers, but refs didn’t throw a flag

Justin Fields had a chance to lead the game-tying drive. chicago bears I received the ball with an 8 point lead over my arch-rival. green bay packers Midway through the 4th quarter of week 18. On a first-and-10 at Green Bay's own 48-yard line, Fields ran a scheduled QB keeper down the right sideline and gained 6 yards before attempting to slide. Packers defender Jonathan Owens (aka Mr. Simone Biles) delivered a hard blow to the sliding Fields' head, but the referees called no penalty.

Fields was forced to leave the game a few plays later for concussion testing. He was scheduled to return later in the drive, but Chicago ended up suffering another sack and was forced to punt.

In this day and age, the NFL does everything it can to protect QBs, but this season it's become common to see Fields get hit hard and not get the call.

Green Bay defeated Chicago 17-9. Check out the hits here:

Broadcasters could not believe that no flag was thrown during the play. Media members and fans were also not allowed to post on social media.

Here's a response from Fields, who didn't get a call during the slide.

Even though the Bears didn't have a chance to make the playoffs, it still felt like Chicago had a great chance. The Bears have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft thanks to the trade with the Bears. carolina panthers Speculation was rife last year that the team could draft a quarterback. Fields felt like he was playing for his job against the team's arch-rival, but it's scary for Chicago to see him take such a big hit while sliding and not draw the flag. A situation arose.

Meanwhile, Jordan Love looked great for the Packers. The Bears haven't won in Green Bay since 2018, but missed a golden opportunity this year. With the win, the Packers advance to the playoffs. The Bears are still underdogs against Green Bay.

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