n an effort to ensure none of his talking points is overlooked, Dowell Loggains has started his media sessions with a brief opening statement this year. It's a chance for the Bears offensive coordinator to perhaps steer the conversation or at the minimum knock out answers to a couple of obvious questions. To the surprise of no one,Authentic Jonathan Bullard Jersey, he kicked things off Thursday addressing the quarterback switch announced to the team at Halas Hall on Monday morning. to get good quarterback play,Authentic Kevin White Jersey, the other 10 guys on the field need to do their jobs,Authentic Eddie Goldman Jersey,"The one thing that I want to make sure that we're clear on is,womens Hroniss Grasu Jersey," Loggains said. "Mitch Trubisky is a very good young player, but he is not a magic wand. "We need to play better around him,womens William Jackson Jersey, that starts with me and goes to every position group." Kendall Wright, Markus Wheaton and Deonte Thompson aren't going to be mistaken for Jordy Nelson,Authentic Nick Vigil Jersey,Look no further than the wide receivers for a position that has to do better and just might be improved with the change. No,Authentic Cedric Ogbuehi Jersey, Devante Adams and Randall Cobb, but they might be more effective now that the Bears have turned to the No. 2 pick. projected to be the team's No. 1,The Bears were playing with a short deck to begin with and then got dealt some bad luck. Cameron Meredith, was lost for the season and then Kevin White went down. only the Jaguars (410), Bills (282) and Ravens (251) have less yardage. Bears wide receivers have accounted for 51.1 percent of the team's 833 receiving yards. The Redskins (49.9),Bears wide receivers have combined for 426 yards. That figure doesn't take into account yardage when running back Tarik Cohen was lined up in the slot or split wide. Calculating production for all 32 teams of players listed as wide receivers, Browns (48.3), Ravens (39.4) and Bills (37.9) are the only teams lower. How is it going to get better? Trubisky's athleticism and ability to extend plays should give the receivers more opportunities to run away from defenders and shake loose. Broken plays can lead to chunk gains if the quarterback has enough time to survey the field, and that's where the offense might have three or four chances a game to hit a big gain. the kind of windows plays that might have led Mike Glennon to seek a checkdown option. The Bears can run comeback routes at 15 yards off a bootleg. It's an easy route for the receiver to get upfield with speed and create some separation from the cornerback. On crossing routes when Trubisky runs a bootleg,Trubisky displayed a willingness to throw the ball into small windows in the preseason, it should be an easy throw. Make one defender miss and it's a 25-yard play. The Bears have to get Wheaton going. He's catchless through two games after missing a chunk of the offseason program recovering from shoulder surgery and then most of camp and all of the preseason after having his appendix removed and suffering a broken finger. Wheaton just missed two deep shots from Glennon in the Week 3 upset of the Steelers.womens Eddie Goldman Jersey," man,womens Jonathan Bullard Jersey,Wheaton said. "Those are catches I should have. If I have those for Mike,Authentic Hroniss Grasu Jersey,"I've got to catch the ball,Authentic William Jackson Jersey,maybe he's still playing. "Collectively we played bad. It's unfortunate for Mike. Mitch is a first-round quarterback and it will be different because has a different set of skills. With him being mobile it means more scramble plays, more opportunities for us downfield."Authentic Tyler Boyd Jersey, in a way,womens Tyler Boyd Jersey,The unknown with Trubisky extends beyond the opposing defense. The Bears aren't quite sure yet either and,womens Nick Vigil Jersey,womens Cedric Ogbuehi Jersey, that's a good thing. the wideouts know Mitchell will throw the ball to anyone and anytime," Loggains said. "Some of these guys are smart. Kendall knows when the ball is supposed to go to him and when it's not. The coverage might not dictate the ball should come to me,"What changes is, but Mitchell might fit this thing in here. It creates a different feel. Antenna is up because the ball could go to anyone. He doesn't know what throws he can and can't make yet."womens Kevin White Jersey, and when a player is bumped up,The Bears promoted Tre McBride from the practice squad earlier in the week, there's a good chance he will be active in the game. He'd be new to the mix. Loggains said he was looking to match certain players, not necessarily plays,After Meredith and White went out, and that process continues. "It's what do they do successfully and more importantly now, how does that tie in to what Mitch does and his talents?" he said. "That's the biggest challenge." The Bears have a chance to be better at wide receiver. For Trubisky's sake, they need to be.
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