Ha! You thought this was going to be about Mitchell Trubisky, didn’t you?
Well, it is. Sort of.
Many are predicting a big second-year jump from Trubisky in 2018, in large part because of the arrival of offensive-minded head coach Matt Nagy.
Nagy preached patience regarding the switch while speaking with JJ Stankevitz of NBC Sports Chicago, saying that “in Kansas City it took us five years to get to that point that we got to.” He continued: “We’re kind of at a pace right now where we have to at times pull back and say to yourself we’re months into this thing, not years.”
But Nagy also said he’s been pleased with what he’s seen from Trubisky in OTAs.
“Coach (Vic) Fangio and his guys are doing a good job of mixing different coverages and disguising different looks, so for Mitchell to be able to see those looks on tape, he’s building his own library right now within this offense,” Nagy said. “We don’t have to watch Kansas City’s offense anymore. nfl jerseys official We’re building our library now and he’s able to see how it works against our defense right now and try not to make those mistakes and make the correct adjustments.”
There’s a new offensive scheme. And new targets for Trubisky in wide receivers Allen Robinson and Anthony Miller and tight end Trey Burton.
If Trubisky takes to the changes quickly, the Bears could be a tough(er) out in 2018.
To say that John Ross had a disappointing rookie season is an understatement. In three games (including one start), Ross was targeted all of twice. He had zero receptions and one rush for 12 yards.
Not exactly what the Cincinnati Bengals hoped for when they drafted the scouting combine record-holder in the 40-yard dash ninth overall a year ago.nfl best jerseys
Ross missed much of camp after shoulder surgery. By the time the season was over, he had surgery on his other shoulder and battled a knee sprain. Head coach Marvin Lewis groused publicly that Ross had “let the team down.” As Ross told ESPN’s Katherine Terrell, everything that could go wrong in 2017 did.buy nfl jerseys online
“Last year, I was just down, not being able to run full speed, not being able to do everything in the weight room,” Ross said. “Not to have excuses or anything, but I honestly just wasn’t physically authentic nfl jerseys from china or mentally ready for what I got myself into. There was so much going on.”
However, Ross is healthy in 2018 and participating fully in OTAs, and while the team is keeping a tight lid on news from the practice field, some positive tidbits have leaked out regarding the speedy wideout.nfl jersey on sale
Terrell tweeted that Ross has looked good in the practices she had access to, adding the “biggest thing for Ross is he’s getting the reps he needs.”