The overriding consideration rests with Robbie Gould’s miss from 47 yards on what would have kept the Bears in the NFC North and playoff discussion at 7-5.
Shea McClellin has struggled at times in his Bears tenure, whether with injuries or matchups.
Bears defensive ends arguably turned this game around themselves.
The news on Shea McClellin on Friday was not good, as the reigning NFC Defensive Player of the Week did not practice and will go on the injury report as doubtful, but more likely is out of Sunday’
Pressbox stats from the Pittsburgh Steelers game credited Nate Collins, Shea McClellin and Corey Wootton with the only quarterback hits by defensive linemen on Ben Roethlisberger.