Mike Glennon struggles, though stays atop Bears’ abyss chart

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CHICAGO — Chicago Bears manager John Fox pronounced he won’t change a quarterback abyss breeze formed on rookie Mitchell Trubisky‘s considerable opening in Thursday’s preseason opener conflicting a Denver Broncos.

“Our abyss breeze is not going to change after one game,” Fox said. “That’s a unequivocally good invulnerability a initial section went against, substantially one of a tip 3 defenses in a league. You have to demeanour during a lot of conflicting things. we can know how we guys competence consider [we could make a change], though we’re not going to change a whole lot after one game.”

The Bears have skilfully avoided any quarterback debate between Mike Glennon and Trubisky, though a rookie’s successful debut, joined with Glennon’s struggles, could make that worse relocating forward.

Glennon’s career with a Bears got off to an unlucky start.

The accurate conflicting can be pronounced about Trubisky’s bid in Chicago’s 24-17 muster detriment during Soldier Field.

Signed in giveaway group to reinstate longtime starter Jay Cutler, Glennon threw a pick-six on a third play of a game.

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-covered 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 high and far-reaching right of Glennon that Denver’s Jamal Carter recovered.

Glennon finished a night 2-for-8 for 20 yards. His passer rating was 0.0.

“You kind of have to put it in perspective,” Glennon said. “Like we said, we’re accurately one month out [from a regular-season opener conflicting a Atlanta Falcons]. For me, it’s only good to get behind out playing. we got to get used to entrance out as a starter and personification and being that guy. A integrate some-more preseason games to balance this adult and I’m assured we’ll do that.”

Fox pronounced he’s not disturbed about Glennon’s confidence.

“No, not during all,” Fox said.

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.

He finished a night 18-of-25 for 166 yards, one touchdown and a quarterback rating of 103.1.

“I suspicion it was fun,” Trubisky said. “That’s what we wanted to do, to go out there and be consistent, pierce a round on offense and be in authority in a crowd and during a line of scrimmage. The descent line did a good pursuit holding caring of me, and a using backs and receivers did a good pursuit of throwing and using with a ball. It was a good start, though we have a prolonged ways to go.”

Trubisky added: “It was critical for me to not only let this impulse go by and to comprehend how distant I’ve come stepping onto a margin and shower it in. This is a special night.”

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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