Watch The Offense’s One Highlight: Mitch Trubisky Throws A Late TD To Benny Cunningham

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Watch The Offense’s One Highlight: Mitch Trubisky Throws A Late TD To Benny Cunningham

Chicago Bears

Penalties. Penalties. Penalties.

They handcuffed the Chicago Bears all afternoon and into the early evening, but Mitch Trubisky finally was able to overcome … at least once.

Trubisky capped a 13-play, 92-hard drive with a touchdown pass to running back Benny Cunningham on the team’s second to last possession of the game. The drive started with a slew of penalties that drove the Bears deep inside their own territory.

It was a silver lining in a game marred by miscues, including three Trubisky interceptions. But here’s your highlight, enjoy it while you can:

Offensive Coordinator Dowell Loggains trusted Trubisky with some vertical passes and was rewarded with some strong throws from the rookie quarterback. It was a breath of fresh air after a conservative first half in which the team scored just a last-second field goal before the half expired.

It’s back to the drawing board for the rookie quarterback who completed 31 of 46 passes (68.3% is pretty good) for 314 yards (also pretty good, all things considered). It was Trubisky’s first 300-yard passing game, a milestone of sorts for the rookie — especially considering how this game started. That it came in a loss will overshadow this achievement.

In the end, throwing more interceptions (3) than touchdowns (1) feels like a step back.



Author: Luis Medina

Luis Medina is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at@lcm1986.