Bears’ Kyle Long gains fan base after dominating - KMSP-TV

Bears’ Kyle Long gains fan base after dominating during preseason

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

One preseason start and 33 snaps and Bears nation already has a massive fan crush on first round draft pick Kyle Long.

Who can blame them? The rookie guard dominated the Chargers defense Thursday night. Pro Football Focus gave him a plus 5.7 grade. Though, it's not clear what that means, they called it "ridiculous" and it often looked that way Thursday night in just his 5th career start!

Long and fellow rookie Jordan Mills manned the right side of the offensive line and opened the door for the Bears to get the running game going, which was a goal. That and giving the rookie lineman valuable reps after the Bears pre-season win over the Chargers long assessed his first professional start.

Follow Us!

Share Your Sports Photos & Video

Submit Your Sports Photos
  • Chicago BearsBearsMore>>

  • Bears promote Frey, Ross from practice squad

    Bears promote Frey, Ross from practice squad

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:34:14 GMT
    The Chicago Bears have promoted cornerback Isaiah Frey and receiver Rashad Ross from the practice squad.
    The Chicago Bears have promoted cornerback Isaiah Frey and receiver Rashad Ross from the practice squad.
  • Bears' Charles Tillman placed on IR

    Bears' Charles Tillman placed on IR

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:45:49 GMT
    Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman was placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering another injury to his right triceps muscle Sunday night versus the 49ers.
    Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman was placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering another injury to his right triceps muscle Sunday night versus the 49ers.
  • Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

    Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 11:59:43 GMT
    Jay Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi's Stadium debut.
    Jay Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi's Stadium debut.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices