Week 3 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition
TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 17: Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Chicago Bears face off during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on September 17, 2017 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

The Bears stunk it up behind Mike Glennon in a 29-7 road loss to Tampa Bay last week. With that, here are the Week Three NFL power rankings from various media outlets around the web:

ESPN: 27 (Last week: 28)

“The good news for Chicago is that Mitchell Trubisky doesn’t have to deal with the Bears’ issues with dropped passes (league-leading seven) or Jordan Howard’s slow start (2.7 yards per rush). He can continue to learn from the bench while the Bears develop and get healthy.”

NFL.com: 27 (Last week: 27)

“It might be Trubisky time. The numbers for Mike Glennon from Sunday looked so-so if you focus on the completions and passing yards, yet much of his production came when that game was far from in doubt. The ground attack made up for Glennon’s deficiencies by averaging 3 feet per carry. Feet. While Kendall Wright might be the most targeted wideout in this offense (gulp), look for rookie Tarik Cohen to receive more and more work — he posted eight catches against the Bucs.”

Yahoo Sports: 28 (Last week: 27)

“The Bears weren’t good to begin with, and now injuries are really piling up. Their top two receivers are on IR. They have four guards hurt. Inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman suffered a season-injury in Week 1 and his replacement Nick Kwiatkoski probably suffered a season-ending injury too. Running back Jordan Howard has an injured shoulder. They can’t overcome all that.”

USA Today: 30 (Last week: 24)

“QB Mike Glennon must have thought he was still wearing a Bucs uniform Sunday given he gave the ball back to his former mates three times.”

CBS Sports: 29 (Last week: 30)

“Why don’t they just play Mitchell Trubisky? It’s clear they aren’t going anywhere.”

Walter Football: 27 (Last week: 27)

“Would it surprise you if I said that the Buccaneers and Bears were even, yardage-wise, throughout the game? What if I pointed out that the Bears averaged more yards per play? Box score observers might look at the Tampa Bay-Chicago game and determine that it was completely lopsided because of the 29-7 score, but it definitely wasn’t. The Bears did a good job moving the chains for most of the afternoon, but Mike Glennon buried them with some killer turnovers. If it weren’t for those, Chicago would have kept it close. I know that’s like saying, “If that girl didn’t have those hideous boils on her face, she’d be attractive,” but still.”

STORY: The Bears continue to waste time and effort

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