In the face of two defenders closing in on him, Justin Fields rolled to his left. Dante Pettis made a break towards the other side as his quarterback sprinted in one direction.
Fields spotted his receiver running free. He lofted a throw all across field, and Pettis carried it the last 51 yards for a score to spark the Bears.
It will always be difficult and will never be flawless. Always. Most of the time, everything is decided at the very end. That is how the NFL operates.
Fields recovered after a difficult first half. He said that the Bears' long touchdown pass to former 49ers Pettis, which came with a 10-0 deficit, "changed the flow of our game."
The former Ohio State standout is making an effort to persuade Eberflus and new general manager
Running back Elijah Mitchell of San Francisco missed the game in the first half due to a knee injury and did not come back.
Instead of the customary Kentucky bluegrass, fresh Bermuda grass that was put this week was swamped by heavy rain.
12 penalties for 99 yards and a 1 for 3 field goal percentage hampered the 49ers.