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Trubisky lost a fumble on a sack, although the Packers might have gotten away with a face-mask penalty that went uncalled.
AARON RODGERS CONTINUES TO THRIVE. MITCHELL TRUBISKY? NOT SO MUCH.MARK MASKENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He had a touchdown on a 17-yard return of a fumble recovery, then had a touchdown on a 28-yard return of a fumble recovery on the Vikings’ next offensive play.
TYREEK HILL AND DERRICK HENRY DELIVER MONSTER PERFORMANCES IN NFL WEEK 12CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Wildcats’ 29-20 loss in East Lansing — a game closer than its margin since the Spartans recovered a fumble in the end zone on the final play — serves as a routine reminder of the inconsistencies of most college football teams.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS: PAC-12 PLAYOFF HOPES DISAPPEAR WITH OREGON’S LOSSPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The score was tied at 7 when the Tigers’ Cole Mashburn recovered the fumble at the Memphis 46-yard line.
NAVY IS BACK IN ACTION AT LAST BUT SPUTTERS TO A 10-7 LOSS TO MEMPHISKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A forced fumble of Burrow by rookie defensive end Chase Young shut down one Cincinnati scoring attempt, in the second quarter, and the costly misses of Cincinnati’s kicker, Randy Bullock, spared other scores.
WASHINGTON COMES BACK TO BEAT BENGALS, 20-9, AFTER ROOKIE QB JOE BURROW LEAVES WITH INJURYNICKI JHABVALANOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Bengals’ lead was only 9-7 at the break, thanks to a pair of missed field goals and a missed extra point by Bullock and Young’s touchdown-saving forced fumble at the goal line.
FOUR TAKEAWAYS FROM WASHINGTON’S 20-9 WIN OVER THE BENGALSSCOTT ALLENNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Still undefeated after outlasting Central Florida 36-33, although things got a little harrowing after a fumble in the closing seconds gave the Knights at least a glimmer of hope they probably shouldn’t have had.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS FOR WEEK 12: NORTHWESTERN ON TRACK FOR BIG TEN TITLE GAMEPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Murray committed a costly mistake early in the game by losing a fumble that Miami returned for a score and a 7-0 lead.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, CHARGERS DROP ANOTHER HEARTBREAKER IN NFL WEEK 9CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Bears also haven’t lost a fumble on offense all season, which reflects a bit of luck.
THE BILLS, BEARS AND BROWNS AREN’T AS GOOD AS THEIR RECORDSNEIL GREENBERGNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On defense, the Bears have forced four fumbles and recovered three, while on offense, they’ve recovered all six of their own fumbles.
ARE THE CHICAGO BEARS GOOD OR JUST LUCKY?TY SCHALTEROCTOBER 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO FUMBLE

  • ball up
  • boggle
  • botch
  • butcher
  • drop the ball
  • err
  • flub
  • foul up
  • fudge
  • fumble
  • goof up
  • gum up
  • louse up
  • make a mess of
  • mar
  • mess up
  • miscalculate
  • mishandle
  • mismanage
  • muff
  • ruin
  • screw up
  • spoil
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