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Why did officials determine this Bears catch and fumble vs. the Eagles should stay incomplete?

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By Adam Stites - SB NATION -

The NFL officials actually followed the rulebook correctly.

The Chicago Bears kicked a field goal before halftime to take a 6-3 lead against the Philadelphia Eagles. But it came after a confusing play and replay review that baffled NBC’s rules expert Terry McAulay.

Let’s break it all down:

What happened on the play?

With a chance to get points on the board before halftime, Mitchell Trubisky found receiver Anthony