Dissect Buffalo’s blowout win and learn which players are on the rise and who is on the decline after Week 2.
The Buffalo Bills thoroughly dominated the Chicago Bears in every facet of the game during Saturday’s 41-15 demolition in the Windy City, and today’s edition of the daily links highlights the good (Mitchell Trubisky, the pass rush, Isaiah McKenzie, Jacob Hollister and Spencer Brown among them) and the bad (Bobby Hart, Siran Neal, Dawson Knox’s drop) from Buffalo’s win as the Bills ran their preseason winning streak to seven.
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Bills extend their preseason winning streak
In his return to Chicago, Trubisky was both impressive and efficient, completing 20 of 28 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown in the win as the offense scored touchdowns on its first four possessions.
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- ‘I just wanted to play well’ | Mitch Trubisky shows control of Bills offense in return to Chicago – BuffaloBills.com
Observations from Buffalo’s Week 2 win
What else stood out from the blowout win? Greg Rousseau, Carlos “Boogie” Basham and A.J. Epenesa led an impressive outing from the defensive line, McKenzie put on a show as a receiver and a returner (after muffing his first opportunity), Devin Singletary, Zack Moss, and Reggie Gilliam were effective running the ball, and rookie Marquez Stevenson continues to push for a roster spot.
- 10 observations from Bills’ 41-15 preseason win over Bears: Mitch Trubisky torches former team – newyorkupstate.com
- Observations: Even by exhibition standards, Bills put on impressive show in rout of Bears | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- A.J. Epenesa’s bull rush highlights a ferocious Bills defense against Bears | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Bills’ Isaiah McKenzie gave Sean McDermott chills during win over Bears – newyorkupstate.com
- Bills at Bears: Arrow Up/Arrow Down – WGR 550
- Bills’ Devin Singletary shows off explosiveness, Greg Rousseau, A.J. Epenesa, Boogie Basham all shine on DL: Preseason Week 2 stock up, stock down – newyorkupstate.com
- Top 3 things we learned from Bills at Bears | Preseason Week 2 – BuffaloBills.com
Sean McDermott’s postgame thoughts
Head coach Sean McDermott gave praise to Trubisky, Gilliam, Buffalo’s young defensive linemen Rousseau, Basham, and Epenesa and more, following the Bills blowout of the Bears.
- Bills coach Sean McDermott on Mitch Trubisky, young defensive line, Reggie Gilliam and more | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Sean McDermott: “Good Complimentary Football Today” – BuffaloBills.com
Odds and ends
Linebacker Andre Smith delivered a welcome to the NFL moment to Chicago rookie quarterback Justin Fields, while the media had some memorable reactions to Trubisky’s triumphant return to Chicago.
- Bills linebacker Andre Smith apologizes to Bears fans after hard hit on Justin Fields | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Bills’ Mitch Trubisky ‘cuts through Bears’ defense like a knife through a deep dish pizza’ (Media reactions) – newyorkupstate.com