What we learned from Sunday’s preseason games


Four teams wrapped up their third games of the preseason Saturday. The Chicago Bears beat the Tennessee Titans, while the Cincinnati Bengals fell to the Washington Redskins. Here were the three big takeaways from the games:

1. Bears quarterback Mike Glennon had a bounceback performance and appears to have done enough to hold off rookie Mitchell Trubisky as Week 1 is now just days away.

2. Whoever the Bears end up rolling with at quarterback, it looks like they’ll be without their top receiver in Cameron Meredith. Initial tests revealed the wideout suffered a torn ACL.

3. The Bengals’ offense, with impressive rookies Joe Mixon and John Ross joining the fold, hummed with Andy Dalton and A.J. Green leading the way.

Here’s what else we learned Sunday:

Bears 19, Titans 7

1. This was the Glennon comeback game John Fox was waiting for. The Bears’ presumptive starter rebounded from weeks of dodging the Trubisky hype train to go 11-of-18 for 134 yards and a touchdown. Glennon did the little things well, like a crisp out route to Kendall Wright for a first down early in the first quarter. But he also made the above-and-beyond throws, like a 28-yard completion to Meredith. Glennon was facing pressure in

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