Three quick notes on Bears receiver Kendall Wright, kicker Mike Nugent and running back Tarik Cohen.
MORRISSEY: Silence from Ryan Pace and George McCaskey is so weak
One week after being on the field for only nine plays, rookie tight eend Adam Shaheen was a focal point of the Bears’ offense, catching four balls.
In a turn of events from his most notorious loss, Bears coach John Fox used a challenge flag to get the ball back for his team Sunday.
“It means a lot,” Bears running back Jordan Howard said. “Because the running back tradition here is very storied and a lot to live up to.”
Mitch Trubisky completed 25 of 32 passes for 271 yards, a one-yard touchdown to tight end Adam Shaheen and a 112.4 passer rating.
It remains to be seen whether coach John Fox will be a part of the Bears’ future, but there’s no doubt Jackson will be.
It’s the first time this season that the Bears’ rookie quarterback has been good from start to finish. The future suddenly looks better.
Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky played his best game this season Sunday in Cincinnati against the Bengals.
The Bears notched their fourth win of the season against the beaten-down, worn-out Bengals, 33-7, Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
Howard has rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries as the Bears built a 26-7 lead early in the fourth quarter.
Random thoughts and observations while covering the Bears’ Week 14 matchup against the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium.
A live look at the 3-9 Bears’ game against the 5-7 Bengals in Cincinnati from the Chicago Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley:
The Bears will be without three starting defenders Sunday: Eddie Goldman (hip), Adrian Amos (hamstring) and linebacker Pernell McPhee (shoulder).
The Bears started rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky early this season and have seen mixed results in the suprising move.