Verdict On Spiegel/Abbatacola Bears-Jags Over/Unders
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(CBS) On Thursday morning, Matt Spiegel and Matt Abbatacola presented over/unders to track in the Bears-Jaguars preseason game to help keep them engaged.
Here’s a look at how they fared.
Total snaps for Shea McClellin, including special teams: 35.5
Verdict: over (don’t have an exact number but he played into the third quarter)
Zach Miller touchdowns: 0.5
Verdict: under (Miller left with an injury)
Jordan Palmer’s longest completion: 22.5 yards
Verdict: over (he had a 23-yarder)
Defensive holding/illegal contact/hands-to-face penalties, combined: 7.5
Verdict: over (there were 8, 2 of which were declined)
Jordan Lynch touches of any kind: 4.5
Verdict: under (Lynch had 0 touches, as he only played special teams)
Pat O’Donnell mega-punts of 50-plus yards: 0.5
Verdict: over (O’Donnell had a 57-yarder and a 51-yarder)
Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston celebratory handshakes: 0.5
Camera shots of Blake Bortles’ girlfriend Lindsey Duke: 0.5
Verdict: under (this one was for fun)
Cars towed on Spiegel’s street in the 60 minutes prior to kickoff: 25.5
Verdict: under (there were “about 10,” Spiegel says)
Folks, that will go down in the record books as a 5-4 win for Matt Abbatacola over Matt Spiegel. The difference? One single yard on a Jordan Palmer completion.