Cody Parkey's game-winning field goal attempt hits upright, crossbar and fails

Florence Fletcher
January 9, 2019

Initially, it just looked like a miss that hit the upright crossbar, but after close examination, it turned out that Trevyon Hester was actually able to get his finger on it, and that caused the ball to change its trajectory.

It still hurts, and I think this one may hurt for a while. I have to be a man.

Cody Parkey missed a 43-yard field goal attempt with five seconds left that would have given the Chicago Bears an 18-16 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles in their NFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday.

"The sun's gonna shine tomorrow, life's gonna go on, and unfortunately it's gonna sting for a while". "There's really no answer to it". It shows Eagles defensive tackle Treyvon Hester getting his hand on the ball to tip it. It's a tough job.

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If Pace releases his kicker this offseason, it will cost the Bears just under $5.2 million, according to Spotrac. We win as a team, we lose as a team. He helped transform Trubisky, he created a two-headed monster with his rushing attack, and bolstered his defense to be one of the best in the entire NFL.

Cody Parkey will have a hard time showing his face in Chicago for the next few weeks after a disappointing end to the Bears' postseason run, but those who understand the pressure of professional sports have his back. They had an fantastic season.

"It's going to be a tall task this week", Foles said.

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