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Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky won’t finish reviews with a high passing grade despite throwing his best past of the season against Washington. He earned a high mark for his deep touchdown pass to Taylor Gabriel early in the contest, but he also had a bad interception in the red zone and was more inaccurate than the box score numbers suggest.
Khalil Mack was a nightmare for the Redskins' to try and block all game long. Mack took advantage of a blocking breakdown in the first quarter to sack Case Keenum and force a fumble. In the second quarter, Mack closed on Keenum in the pocket and simply knocked the ball out of his hands as he held it up.
Ha Ha Clinton Dix made some monster plays for the Bears' defense. Clinton Dix intercepted an overthrown crossing route on the Redskins' first drive and returned it for a touchdown. He ended the Redskins' first drive in the second half as well with another interception, and he ran over from his deep middle of the field role to cut off a Keenum pass intended for Vernon Davis.
Rookie running back David Montgomery flashed great elusiveness in limited action against Washingon, forcing multiple missed tackles and gaining a handful of yards after contact on his 13 carries.
Case Keenum was a turnover factory on Monday night. The Redskins had no chance to win the game with the number of times they kept turning the ball over. Keenum threw interceptions to more than one Bears defender and routinely fumbled the ball when he was in the pocket. And he fumbled on a fourth-quarter QB sneak that essentially ended the game for Washington.
Rookie wide receiver Terry McLaurin continues to look like and play like a draft hit for the Redskins' front office. McLaurin looked like the Redskins' best offensive player on Monday, catching a touchdown pass and showcasing strong hands as Buster Skrine was hanging all over him. McLaurin also showed an ability to make defenders miss when the ball is in his hands. McLaurin's play will likely only improve once Dwayne Haskins takes over at quarterback.
Scary Terry entered Monday night as the NFL's highest-graded rookie wideout and should finish reviews with his lead over the class intact after his performance against Chicago.