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Bears' safety had the biggest impact on Sunday's game!


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Vince Carbonneau
September 12, 2022  (12:14)
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The Bears' defense was simply incredible against the 49ers' high-powered offense led by Kyle Shanahan. They were able to neutralize the running game and also came up big in the passing game. One player that played a pivotal role in that success was clearly Safety Eddie Jackson.

Jackson came up with a big interception off Trey Lance in the fourth quarter that helped keep momentum in the Bears' favor. Shutting down the second-year quarterback was a big part of Chicago's game plan, he said.
«Just trying to give him different looks. We know he's a great player,» Jackson said. «... That's really just a young quarterback. Year 2, didn't play a lot last year, so just trying to get him to do something different that he's not comfortable with, trying to get him to drop back and throw the ball and go through his reads.»
Jackson's interception was the first for Eddie since the 2019 season finale in Minnesota. The 2017 fourth-round pick recorded 10 interceptions in his first three seasons before being blanked the last two years.
"It felt good, especially in a situation and time like that to come up big for the team," Jackson said. "Coach called a great call."
Here are some of his highlights:
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