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ReFocused, NFL Preseason Week 2: Chicago Bears 24, Denver Broncos 23

Aug 18, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) prepares to pass the ball in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High.
PFF’s ReFocused series this season features immediate takeaways and a key to the victory from two Senior Analysts who graded the performance, watching every player, on every play of the game.
He showed good chemistry with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and ended up scoring a wide open touchdown on the first play of the second quarter.
Edebali showed good burst and consistently beat the offensive line at the snap.
Broncos’ quarterbacks targeted him often, and for good reason, as Toliver was torched multiple times for big plays, including the Broncos’ lone passing touchdown.
Quarterback Chad Kelly played really well with the second-team offense on Saturday night.
While it may not show in the box score, Royce Freeman was the Broncos’ best running back tonight.
He demonstrated his power on some punishing runs, shrugging off would-be tacklers.
Rookie cornerback Isaac Yiadom had a rough night in coverage, allowing a handful of receptions and getting hit with multiple costly penalties.
He also got beat badly off the line of scrimmage late in the fourth quarter on a fade route for what would have been an easy touchdown had Daniel not overthrown it.

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Aug 18, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) prepares to pass the ball in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears defeated the Denver Broncos on Saturday night, 24-23 continuing the second full week of preseason action in the NFL.

PFF’s ReFocused series this season features immediate takeaways and a key to the victory from two Senior Analysts who graded the performance, watching every player, on every play of the game. For more data and analysis from the game, utilize our Premium Stats 2.0 dashboard to expand your knowledge on the key players, signature stats and much more.

FINAL SCORE

Chicago Bears 24, Denver Broncos 23

Analyst Takeaways

New free agent acquisition Trey Burton was featured early on in the short and intermediate passing game. He showed good chemistry with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and ended up scoring a wide open touchdown on the first play of the second quarter.

Chase Daniel orchestrated the second string offense well, leading the Bears on two late touchdown drives by taking what the defense gave him and hitting Taquan Mizzell frequently out of the backfield. Daniel’s best throw of the game came in the first half,…

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