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TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 17: Running back Tarik Cohen
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How Many Times Will Mike Glennon Throw Deep?

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Is there a quarterback in the NFL whose seat is hotter than Mike Glennon’s? Well, one can make the argument that there isn’t. After a three-turnover performance last week by Glennon, many are anxiously waiting for the professional regular-season debut of rookie Mitchell Trubisky. Despite the terrible game, head coach John Fox continues to have faith in Glennon by keeping him as the No. 1 QB. The five-year veteran hasn’t shown any aggressiveness in throwing the ball deep. Yes, the lack of a deep threat in the passing game might have something to do with that. However, having only one pass attempt over 20 yards out of 85 passes is way too conservative, regardless of who you have lining up at receiver. It’s bad enough Glennon and the offense will be facing one of top pass defenses in the league, but now will have to do so not knowing just how well their deep passing game is. Let’s hope the possible arrival of Wheaton changes that.