Chicago Bears rookie wideout Alshon Jeffery had a solid outing in Saturday night's preseason contest against the Washington Redskins. Jeffrey caught three passes for 62 yards in his one half of action, and showed that he can be a valuable asset to the Bears' new-look offense this season.
In a post-game interview with ESPN Chicago after Saturday night's 33-31 victory, Jeffery talked about his mindset going into the game and the kinds of things that have been imparted on him during the Bears training camp:
"Whatever the situation is, I just try to go out and play my game. Whatever it takes to do that, it doesn't matter," Jeffery said. "I would say practice is really tough. So in a game it comes easier. Coach Tice always talks about being explosive, so we try to make explosive plays; try to be one of the most explosive offenses in NFL history."
Jeffery will have many more opportunities for playing time as training camp and the preseason progress, but if Saturday night's performance is any indication, seeing him as an every-down player almost seems like a foregone conclusion.