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With 4:12 remaining in overtime, Marc Trestman elected to let kicker Robbie Gould attempt a 47-yard field goal instead of trying to move a bit closer to the goalposts.
Gould missed the kick and the Bears eventually allowed the Vikings to march down the field and win the game on a Blair Walsh field goal.
Trestman was asked about the decision to kick it on second down and told Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune,
We were definitely in range and I didn't want to risk a possible penalty that would set us back, similar to what happened on the other side, or a fumble of some kind ... something 'unique.' I felt we were clearly within range and could get the game over with at that time.
While Trestman does have a valid point, it also seems foolish to limit yourself to what is not an easy field goal attempt while you still have at least one down to work with.
Trestman has made some other questionable coaching decisions, including leaving Jay Cutler in against the Detroit Lions while he was clearly ailing and not using his timeouts against the Baltimore Ravens.
He has proven that he has his own way of going about football games, and it does not look like that is going to change anytime soon.