Chicago Bears: Week 1 report card and positional grades

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Chicago Bears, Mitch Trubisky
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Did the Chicago Bears offensive line come to play?

When the running game was being utilized, the offensive front looked better than it did in 2019 when opening holes. The offensive line was the reason why the Bears rushed for 149 yards as a team, a vast improvement from the 91.1 rushing yards per game they averaged last season.

However, there was the fourth-and-one on Chicago’s first drive of the game where they couldn’t generate enough push on the line of scrimmage to convert a first down. As for pass protection, they surrendered only one sack on the afternoon but did allow Trubisky to be pressured in the pocket at times.

On that allowed sack in the fourth quarter, Charles Leno Jr. made a heads-up play by recovering Trubisky’s fumble which gave the Bears a chance to punt rather than Detroit recovering the ball and giving them good field position.

Grade: B