Although Wil Lutz landed the match-winning field-goal for Saints’ 26-23 OT victory against Bears, the main taking point of the match has been Javon Wims for throwing hands at CJ Gardner-Johnson.
Bears WR Javon Wims punches Gardner-Johnson twice in Q3
The game was tied 13-all as the Bears were on possession of the ball for a 1st-and-10 about five minutes into the 3rd quarter and completed a pass to Allen Robinson before the end of the play.
Soon after, Javon Wims rushed to Gardner-Johnson and hit the Saints DB with two hits. Players for both teams jumped on the scene immediately and the Bears WR received an ejection from the game.
83 on the Bears throwing 2 punches? Bye pic.twitter.com/FZLzFVdWtZ
— Jason McIntyre (@jasonrmcintyre) November 1, 2020
Saints had received a 15-yard penalty plus turnover became vital behind their victory. However, clippings have shown Gardner-Johnson, who led the Saints with nine tackles, getting in a tussle with Anthony Miller earlier.
Gardner-Johnson comes up with a lofty reply on Instagram
Following the match, Gardner-Johnson took to his official Instagram to retaliate at Wims.
“That man punch like a female 😂” “Don’t cap for the gram 💯 “ CJ wrote on his Instagram story.
The 22-year-old posted followed up with another story, where he wrote: “Ain’t no man punch on me. Bra cheap shot like a fee 💯”
Saints (5-2) are now 2nd in NFC South and will face Buccaneers in Week 9 next Sunday. With their 2nd straight defeat, Bears (5-3) stay 2nd in NFC North and will take on Titans on Saturday.