The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears got off to a surprisingly entertaining start in the first half, and hopefully that will be enough for people to forget the moderate disaster that was the halftime show.
Thanksgiving football brings musical performances to turn the games into slightly bigger events. Brothers Osborne were set to perform at the break in Detroit, but half their shut was cut off due to a power outage. The duo tried to get going, but were unable to really start until 7:30 remained on the halftime clock. They finally got going, but the delay resulted in players coming onto the field before the show ended to warm up for the second half.
Players are coming back onto the field and the country guys are still playing. I'm intrigued.— kyle meinke (@kmeinke) November 28, 2019
The visual of Bears kicker Eddy Pinero warming up in the background getting closer and closer to the stage with field goals while Brothers Osborne is playing is an apt one today.— Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) November 28, 2019
He's about two yards from the stage at this point.
Matt Prater kicking field goals in the dark during a country music concert is something I'm enjoying right now.— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) November 28, 2019
The game got off to a mess of a start with penalties requiring a re-kick. It looked like we were in for a disaster of a game, but David Blough saved us in the first half. He impressed in his debut with a 75-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay and the Lions lead the Bears 17-10 heading into the third quarter.
We’ll see if Blough and Mitchell Trubisky can help people forget this halftime show.
Power goes out on Brothers Osborne during the Halftime show. pic.twitter.com/8i6soPSuQf— Jordan Dajani (@JordanDajani) November 28, 2019