Seahawks CB Shaquill Griffin logs 2 interceptions vs. Bears

Anatomy of a scoring drive Inside the Bears’ ‘gotta have it’ fourth-quarter TD

Anatomy of a scoring drive Inside the Bears’ ‘gotta have it’ fourth-quarter TD

As mentioned earlier, the Seahawks got a pair of interceptions off of Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, and both of them came from second-year corner Shaquill Griffin.

If the Seattle Seahawks can pull out a win tonight, they'll be sitting pretty. The 34-year-old wideout totalled 46 yards and a touchdown off three grabs on his Seattle debut, and now faces his former team.

The interception gave the Bears a 24-10 lead that proved to seal the win for Chicago. "It was just, really, kind of little bit of wear and tear". With the Bears applying constant pressure and his receivers struggling to get open, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback completed 22 of 36 passes for 226 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

The Seahawks punted on their first five possessions of the game. They gained 80 yards through the first three quarters while gaining just five first downs, which not so coincidentally happened to be how many sacks they allowed. But Trubisky could look good against the Seahawks because of all the injuries to the Seahawks defense. Bobby Wagner was out with a strained groin muscle and starting cornerback Tre Flowers was out with a strained hamstring.

The Seahawks are an injured team. But, there is a fascinating story unfolding on the Seattle defense too, with newly-acquired linebacker Mychal Kendricks set to play on Monday night despite a pending jail sentence for insider trading.

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The Bears offense went 96 yards on 10 plays on its first possession to take a 7-0 lead, and early on it looked like all of the injuries the Seahawks had coming into the game were going to be a real problem on defense.

The Chicago Bears defeated the Seattle Seahawks, 24-17, concluding the second full week of action in the NFL.

Not that you could blame Seattle for that. The Seahawks weren't running the ball effectively.

Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's highlight play was a lovely throw on an out route that put the Bears up by two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Running back Jordan Howard also made some nice runs, and while it was far from flashy at times, the offense managed to successfully move the chains. The second series was capped by Khalil Mack's third-down strip/sack of Wilson that the Seahawks recovered.

It's hard to understand, in a game where the Chicago pass rush was dominant early and the Seahawks were within one score for the first three quarters, why there wasn't more of an emphasis on the running game. Seattle lost this game because the offense that had bottomed out in the final month of last season has not yet bounced back.

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