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Promising as his preseason debut might have been, one recreation will not be sufficient for Mitchell Trubisky to problem for the lead job.
“Our depth chart shouldn’t be going to vary after one recreation,” Fox stated, in line with Jeff Dickerson of ESPN. “That is a very good protection our first unit went towards, in all probability one of many prime three defenses within the league. You must take a look at loads of various things. I can perceive the way you guys may assume (we might make a change), however we’re not going to vary an entire lot after one recreation.”
After signing a 3-yr, $forty five-million contract in free company, Glennon will presumably be given each alternative to take a seat atop the depth chart for the higher a part of the upcoming season.
However the early returns on each new quarterbacks no less than make the dialog somewhat extra fascinating because the exhibition slate strikes ahead.
Glennon threw a decide-6 to Chris Harris Jr. on the primary drive of Thursday night time’s recreation, and he’d go on to complete his temporary look with completions on simply 2-of-eight makes an attempt for 20 yards.
Trubisky, who Chicago traded up one spot to pick at No. 2 general in April, fared much better in the course of the prolonged work that adopted Mark Sanchez‘s departure within the second quarter.
The previous North Carolina standout accomplished 18-of-25 passes for 166 yards and one landing, including 38 dashing yards on three makes an attempt.