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Quick Take: RG3 struggles as Bears squeak by

Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal has his takeaways from the game:

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» Lessons from Saturday's preseason games

» Robert Griffin III was due for a day like this. He lost a fumble, had a few inaccurate throws, and wasn't that patient in the pocket. It wasn't all bad, but the Redskins only scored three points in six drives with RG3 running the show.

» Alfred Morris started at running back for the Redskins, and ran some defenders over. Evan Royster was Washington's third-down back. Expect a different rotation next week.

» Jay Cutler finally has some weapons. Brandon Marshall had two catches for 61 yards in his second game with the Bears. Rookie Alshon Jeffery played a lot with the starting unit. He displayed great hands and ran away from defenders on a 34-yard grab. He finished with three catches for 62 yards. Chicago now goes four-deep with quality receivers. Cutler was very sharp.

» It was an ugly night for the Redskins' defense. The unit couldn't stop Cutler, and linebacker Brian Orakpo (shoulder) and safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) both left with injuries.

» Rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins was sensational playing with the Redskins' backups. Cue the quarterback controversy jokes! (Seriously, Cousins could pass Rex Grossman on the depth chart.)

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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) rushes during an NFL football game between the between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit)

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