My colleague Herm Edwards put this perfectly on SportsCenter on Friday, saying Glennon was “costing his team energy,” and my conversations with people in the Bears’ building back that up. This is a team that might not have brought high expectations into the season, but it believes it has played better than its record indicates. Glennon’s mandate was to not steer the car into a ditch, but he kept doing that, and the deflating effect he had on the team was too much to overcome.
He’s absolutely going to make mistakes and commit turnovers. It’s inevitable. But at least he can intersperse his growing pains with signs of hope and excitement. With Glennon, right or wrong, you get the feeling that he kind of is what he is and that we’ve seen the best he can be. The specific kind of energy Trubisky brings is what the Bears lacked Thursday in Green Bay.
The Chiefs (4-0) remain the NFL’s only undefeated team and have the league’s most balanced offense. While Smith was getting it done through the air, rookie running back Kareem Hunt ran for 101 yards on 21 carries.
It wasn’t easy for the Chiefs as the Redskins defense dominated early, but a slew of Washington injuries and penalties benefited the Chiefs late.
The Redskins (2-2) started hot, driving 75 yards in six plays on the opening series to grab a 7-0 lead on a 44-yard pass from Kirk Cousins to Terrelle Pryor. The former Browns receiver and Ohio State quarterback went over the top of Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters, who wanted an offensive pass interference penalty called.
Washington added a field goal before the Chiefs twice Cheap Jerseys United States drove into Redskins territory in the second quarter, but came away without points. A third trip did the job as Smith Cheap Jerseys Shop connected with tight end Travis Kelce for a 17-yard touchdown out of the two-minute warning.