Bears’ Mike Glennon throws pick-6 on third play of opener

10:09 PM ET


CHICAGO — Quarterback Mike Glennon’s career with a Chicago Bears got off to an unlucky start.

The accurate conflicting can be pronounced about rookie Mitchell Trubisky’s debut.

Signed in giveaway group to reinstate longtime starter Jay Cutler, Glennon threw a pick-6 on a third play of a Bears’ preseason opener Thursday night during Soldier Field.

He dismissed a pass over a conduct of parsimonious finish Zach Miller that landed in a arms of Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who returned it 50 yards for a touchdown. Miller seemed to be triple lonesome on a play.

Glennon and Chicago’s offense afterwards soon went three-and-out on their second series. On a Bears’ third descent possession, a shotgun snap sailed far-reaching right of Glennon that Denver’s Jamal Carter recovered.

Glennon finished a night 2-for-8 for 20 yards.

The second altogether collect of a 2017 NFL draft, Trubisky entered a diversion with a offense during midfield with 1 minute, 55 seconds left before halftime. Trubisky fast guided a offense down a field, going 4-for-4 for 24 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown toss to maestro far-reaching receiver Victor Cruz.

Trubisky attempted dual other passes on a expostulate that fell incomplete, though Denver’s invulnerability was penalized on both plays. He went 5-for-5 for 50 yards and led a Bears to a touchdown on his second expostulate as well.

Veteran Mark Sanchez, Chicago’s No. 2 quarterback, played sparingly in a second quarter, completing only 1-of-4 pass attempts for 4 yards.


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