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Bears quarterback Connor Shaw backtracks after criticizing hit by Chiefs player

Chicago Bears quarterback Connor Shaw held his leg after getting hurt on a play against the Chiefs.
Chicago Bears quarterback Connor Shaw held his leg after getting hurt on a play against the Chiefs. The Associated Press

With just minutes remaining in the Chiefs’ 23-7 win at Chicago on Saturday, Bears backup quarterback Connor Shaw suffered a broken leg on a hit by Rakeem Nunez-Roches.

Roches appeared to hit Shaw and then roll over his leg. On Sunday, The Sporting News reported that Shaw tweeted this: “Injuries are a part of the game & I understand that. This should’ve been avoided. No need for that type of cheap BS!”

Not longer after that, Shaw deleted the tweet. Later he offered up this:

A Bears fan named Dane Noble shared a clip of the hit on Twitter. Here it is:

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