Bears tight end suffered a gruesome leg injury on a touchdown catch — and then the score was controversially overturned

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller suffered a gruesome injury to his leg on a deep touchdown catch against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday that didn't end up counting.

As Miller caught the pass, he landed awkwardly on his leg, suffering a gruesome-looking injury.

The catch was impressive and added six important points for the Bears, but Miller stayed down in obvious pain afterward. Miller later had to be carted off the field.

Here's the play. (Warning: Graphic content):

Adding insult to injury, the officials then reviewed the play and overturned the touchdown, ruling Muller didn't make the catch.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints breaks up a pass to Zach Miller #86 of the Chicago Bears during the third quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Oct 29, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) suffers a gruesome leg injury attempting a catch while defended by New Orleans Saints defensive back Rafael Bush (25) during the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 29, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) is defended by New Orleans Saints safety Rafael Bush (25) on a play in the end zone. Miller was injured on the play and after a review the ruling of a touchdown catch was overturned during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Bears 20-12. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) is unable to retain control of the ball on a pass in the end zone in the third quarter of a game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. Miller was injured on the play. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) suffers an injury as he is unable to retain control of the ball on a pass in the end zone in the third quarter of a game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Zach Miller #86 of the Chicago Bears is holds his left knee after sustaining an injury during the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Zach Miller #86 of the Chicago Bears is helped off the field after sustaining an injury during the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: A detail view of Nike shoes worn by Zach Miller #86 of the Chicago Bears during the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Zach Miller #86 of the Chicago Bears is carted off the field after sustaining an injury during the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) holds his leg as he is carted off the field following his injury during the second half of their game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
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The ruling was additional blow to the Bears, who may be without Miller for some time and lost the needed points while trailing the Saints. Several NFL reporters and analysts on Twitter questioned the officials' decision:

The Bears ruled Miller out for the game but did not specify the injury. 

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