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Mitch Trubisky looks like franchise QB in Bears debut

August 12th, 2017 at 5:58 AM
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Do the Bears have a quarterback that even their fans will actually like? Maybe. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Do you believe in love at first sight? I fell head over heels in love with new Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky Thursday night while watching him play against the Denver Broncos during Chicago’s first preseason game.

I know it’s only an exhibition game. And I understand he was playing against a bunch of players who will likely go on to careers outside of football when the cuts come. But I know what I saw. The numbers were impressive├ó??15-23 for 166 yards with one touchdown and a quarterback rating of 107.3. He completed the first 10 passes he threw. But it was more than just the numbers. I have never been just a numbers guy. It’s when you watch someone play that you get the true picture of what they can do.

For a quarterback who only played 13 games in college, Trubisky was poised behind center and looked like a 10-year veteran. He rolled out and threw on the run. He stepped up in the pocket and hit his target. Hell, he ran for a first down when it was there. He was patient and found receivers├ó??hitting them on the numbers. Trubisky looked quick and athletic running the ball. Play-action was a snap for him. He didn’t put the ball up for grabs like Mike Glennon did in his first set. In other words, he looked like quarterbacks I have watched and …

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Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Miami Dolphins, Mitch Trubisky, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

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