The Bears appeared to have Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Round game against the Eagles in the bag, with a chance to win the game on a number of plays, including a potential game-winning field goal from 43 yard out.
But it just wasn’t to be.
The Eagles threw a touchdown pass on fourth-and-four to regain the lead late — on a play the Bears could’ve sealed the game on — but a big-time throw by Mitchell Trubisky gave Chicago a chance to win in the final seconds. Cody Parkey’s initial field-goal attempt with only a few seconds remaining was good, but Eagles head coach Doug Pederson called timeout.
His second attempt? Not so much.
The double-doink gave the Eagles the victory, and Bears head coach Matt Nagy had an epic reaction afterward.
As did the Bears mascot, who literally died.
The memes followed immediately afterward.