the Chicago Bears and the San Francisco 49ers The Bears were penalized with a bizarre penalty that could have cost them scoring a field goal.
The rainy weather forced the teams to think of some creative ways to combat the humid and wet playing field since the playing surface was saturated in standing water throughout the game.
In warmups, the teams both had trouble kicking the ball due to the playing surface that was flooded which is why,
For Gill along with the Bears Gill, he was penalized with a penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct since it's not allowed to take a towel on the field by law.
"Bears holders Trenton Gill was just called for an unsportsmanlike conduct reprimand for carrying a towel onto the field as he tried to
dry the kicking surface off prior to a field goal attempt." NFL Insider Field Yates of ESPN tweeted on Sunday.
The penalty of 15 yards was costly, as it took the Bears away from field goal range and forced the team to punt.
The Bears eventually prevailed 19-10 So the penalty didn't affect them too much. However, it was an odd penalty that could be costing them money at the moment.