Forte pitches in for Bears’ 33-28 win over Chargers
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 16, 2013
And by doing so, Trestman might have provided a preview during the Bears’ 33-28 victory of what’s to come this season. Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears ' 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday: After an inauspicious opening drive that lost 18 yards in three plays Forte ignited the offense with a 58-yard run around left end that showcased the tailback's speed, power and elusiveness in the open field. With Marshall back in the lineup and Matt Forte expected to carry the ball more than one time against the Chargers we should have a better feel for the Bears' offense heading into next week. He wanted to give Forte the touches he didn’t have last week in their first preseason game, and he wanted Forte to get a real feel for the new-look offense. The plays and ways Forte gets the ball will change he’ll undeniably be a part of their West Coast passing game because the Bears are still figuring out what works best. Although Long is still in the process of refining his technique, footwork and overall feel for playing right guard at the NFL level, he was the Bears' first-round pick in the draft. Take away Jay Cutler 's early interception, and the quarterback had a decent performance versus the Panthers, even without Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall on the field.
CHICAGO -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday: 1. Matt Forte pumped life into the offense: After an inauspicious opening drive that lost 18 yards in three plays (two sacks, one neg…