A difficult group to evaluate, with big plays allowed but also two interceptions and two forced fumbles, one recovered.
His players thought enough of Marc Trestman’s first game as an NFL head coach to award him the game ball. Well deserved.
The focus was on rookies Kyle Long at right guard and Jordan Mills at right tackle but they were part of an overall strong effort against one of the better front-seven units in the NFL.
Matt Forte managed a serviceable 50 rushing yards for the day on 19 carries, including a touchdown. But it was the quality of his running as much as his quantity that was key.