But when Baker Mayfield — in his first NFL game — ignites a morbid offense with the woeful Browns … the patience can easily give way to anxiety.
“I just feel like I can contribute to this team in a big way. And I think that’s what you’re going to see as this season goes on.”
“I feel great about the direction of our offense right now,” Cohen said. “We have a lot of playmakers.”
Nagy, who tutored Mahomes last season and is overseeing Trubisky’s development, pointed to Mahomes’ experience in the offense being a key difference.
On a few occasions, Smith was able to show off the speed and physicality that helped make him the eighth overall pick in the draft.
After they blew an opportunity to put the hammer down against the Packers, the Bears have to prove they can churn disappointment into performance.
“There were a lot of good things out there, but ultimately we have to be able to close it out and we didn’t get it done.”
It’s often forgotten how well it worked in Marshall’s first season under Lovie in 2012. He set franchise records with 118 receptions and 1,508 yards.
Just because Trubisky didn’t have “it” Sunday night doesn’t mean he’s never going to have it. They call them growing pains for a reason.
Since Rodgers became the Packers’ starting quarterback in 2008, the Bears are 7-1 in the next game after losing at Lambeau
If it gets better from here, it’s all good. But we know around these parts that it’s no sure thing.
Brian Urlacher never was into himself — not his statistics, his touchdowns, his big plays or his moments.