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The Bear’s Den: August 12, 2017, Do The Bears Have A QB Controversy?

Do the Chicago Bears have a quarterback controversy?

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Leonard Floyd #94 of the Chicago Bears sacks Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos during a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Biggs: 10 thoughts on Mitch Trubisky and Bears' preseason 24-17 loss - Chicago Tribune - 10 thoughts after the Bears opened the preseason with a 24-17 loss that sparked - - optimism within the organization and fan base after the debut of Mitch Trubisky.

Campbell: Bears showed far more life in preseason opener than they did last season - Chicago Tribune - Aside from Mitch Trubisky's stellar first game, there were other positive signs the Bears exhibited even though they lost.

Haugh: Money only thing guaranteed for Mike Glennon if Mitch Trubisky outplays him - Chicago Tribune - Not since Jay Cutler's first training camp with the Bears has Chicago experienced kind of football buzz in August that Mitch Trubisky's first game generated.

Wiederer: Has Bears rookie Mitch Trubisky arrived earlier than expected? - Chicago Tribune - The Bears must put rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky's dazzling debut through the proper filter, sifting through the hype and hope for actual meaning.

LeGere: Trubisky's solid play opens door for Bears starting QB debate - Daily Herald - It's too early for another in the long line of Bears quarterback controversies. But the disparate performances of starter Mike Glennon and No. 3 Mitch Trubisky Thursday night have at least created a conversation.

In The Loop: Comparing Trubisky to other rookie Bears QB - CSN Chicago - How did Mitch Trubisky's first preseason game stack up with other rookie Bears quarterbacks?

Stankevitz: Tarik Cohen proved he more than belongs in the NFL on Thursday - CSN Chicago - Tarik Cohen provided an encouraging spark to a listless Bears offense Thursday night.

SportsTalk Live: Is Trubisky a shining star in the making? - CSN Chicago - Is Bears QB Mitch Trubisky a shining star in the making? The SportsTalk Live team debates.

Taranto: Is there a Bears QB controversy already between Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky? - CSN Chicago - Mitch Trubisky shined in his NFL debut while Mike Glennon struggled in the Bears preseason opener, but was it enough to create a quarterback controversy?

Stankevitz: What you need to know from Mitch Trubisky’s near-perfect Thursday night - CSN Chicago - The Bears lost the preseason opener 24-17 to the Broncos. JJ Stankevitz has three takeaways from the game.

SportsTalk Live: Is Trubisky a shining star in the making? - CSN Chicago - Is Bears QB Mitch Trubisky a shining star in the making? The SportsTalk Live team debates.

Duber: One preseason game won't blow up Bears' depth chart, but boy was Mitch Trubisky's coming-out party fun - CSN Chicago - It was only one preseason game, but Mitch Trubisky had himself a coming-out party for the Bears on Thursday night.

Stankevitz: What has to happen for Mitch Trubisky to force a legitimate quarterback competition? - CSN Chicago - Mitch Trubisky proved Thursday night he can force a quarterback battle. But will he? That's a different question.

Pompei: Observations From Bears-Broncos - CBS Chicago - Mitchell Trubisky has presence that can't be taught, and Leonard Floyd keeps improving.

Finley: QB controversy? Bears rookie Mitch Trubisky stellar in preseason debut - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears don’t have a quarterback controversy. The way Mitch Trubisky played Thursday night, though, it’s only a matter of time.

Potash: Bears' defense shines in Mitch Trubisky's shadow - Chicago Sun-Times - Leonard Floyd had the flash play of the game for the first-team defense with a lightning-quick sack of starting quarterback Trevor Siemian.

Finley: Bears RB Tarik Cohen shows speed can translate to game action - Chicago Sun - Times - The 5-6 running back did his best to show that his captivating training camp can translate to game action.

Jahns: Mitch Trubisky took charge in two-minute drill - Chicago Sun-Times - A quick rundown of the Bears' preseason opener.

Jahns: Bad debut won't deter Mike Glennon, but Mitch Trubisky is coming - Chicago Sun-Times - Mike Glennon — the Bears’ new starting quarterback who will make $16 million this season — was simply that bad in his Bears debut Thursday night.

Hoge & Jahns Podcast: It's OK. Be excited about Mitch Trubisky's debut - Chicago Sun-Times - The guys break down rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky's stellar NFL debut.

Halas Intrigue: Breaking down the Bears' first night of Mitch Mania - Chicago Sun-Times - Wiltfong: In the latest Halas Intrigue, Patrick Finley breaks down Mitch Trubisky's special NFL preseason debut, and wonders what it means for the Bears:

Morrissey: How soon before the Bears cave on Mitch Trubisky? - Chicago Sun-Times - Demand for rookie to be starting QB figures to get only louder.

Finley: From punts to runs, Tarik Cohen proving a 'fabulous spark' for Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - If Mitch Trubisky was the most exciting part of Thursday night’s 24-17 Bears loss, Cohen was No. 2. There might not be a No. 3.

Potash: Bears need to find out exactly what they've got in Mitch Trubisky - Chicago Sun-Times - Even factoring in the circumstances, Trubisky was better in a game than he was in training camp — very often the mark of a winner.

Cahill: How Trubisky debut compares to Brady, Manning, Luck, Rodgers, Wilson - Chicago Sun-Times - In one meaningless preseason game, Mike Glennon made Bears fans yearn for Jay Cutler, and Mitch Trubisky made them forget Sid Luckman.

Perez: John Fox says Bears’ depth chart won’t change after 1 preseason game | Bears Wire - Chicago Bears coach John Fox said the team's depth chart was not going to change after the Week 1 preseason game against the Denver Broncos

Mayer: Trubisky's lifelong dream becomes reality - - Win or lose, success or failure, Mitch Trubisky was going to remember his first NFL game Thursday night simply because it was the culmination of a lifelong dream.

Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears' first-team offense stumbles in preseason opener - Pro Football Weekly - Top defensive unit lacks focus

EDClock: Mitch Trubisky and the Thomas Jones Affair - Windy City Gridiron - In 2005 the Bears spent the fourth pick overall on Cedric Benson, who joined Thomas Jones in the backfield. Over the course of the 2005 and 2006 seasons, Jones proved to be easily more than...

Eurich: Charting each of Mitch Trubisky's passes from Bears debut - 247sports - Mitchell Trubisky's passing chart shows why he was so successful in his Chicago Bears debut.

Tarantor: Projecting the next big thing for every NFL team - 247sports - Which player on each team is being looked to as the team's next star?

Roundtable: Reaction to Bears preseason Game 1 - Cover32 - Game Balls - Offense: Mitchell Trubisky. Trubisky didn’t go up against first-stringers, but still, he looked awfully good. The game never seemed too big for him, he showed excellent pocket presence, and made some great throws. He did have a rookie moment on third-and-goal from the two, where he took a delay of game penalty, but was the worst of it.


Battista: Ezekiel Elliott suspension suggests NFL learned critical lesson - - In the wake of Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension, Judy Battista believes the NFL is - backing up talk with action.

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott to appeal six-game suspension - - Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will appeal his six-game suspension, according to a statement released by Elliott's representatives Friday.


Gates: Bishop Sankey Diagnosed With Torn ACL - Daily Norseman - His season is over


Sunderbruch & Zeglinski: Bears overreaction - Preseason, Week 1 - Windy City Gridiron - With the first preseason game in the books, it’s time to have a calm and reasonable discussion about the state of the Bears. No. Maybe later. This article is all about making mountains out of mole...

Infante's The Infantry: Recapping Bears rookie performances from Week 1 of the preseason - Windy City Gridiron - In the first edition of The Infantry, we take a look at how some of the Chicago Bears’ rookies did in the first preseason game of the year.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Preseason 2017 - Twitter reacts to Mitchell Trubisky - Windy - City Gridiron - Spoiler alert: It was good.

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