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Bears OC: QB Mitchell Trubisky is going to be special

"My biggest concern [with Mitchell Trubisky going forward] is to make sure the other 10 guys around him are doing their jobs," Dowell Loggains, right, said Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains isn't afraid to use the word "special" when discussing rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's potential.

Trubisky was 12-of-25 for 128 passing yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Bears' 20-17 loss to the Vikings on Monday night, but Loggains argues that the numbers on offense were skewed.

"My biggest concern [with Mitchell going forward] is to make sure the other 10 guys around him are doing their jobs," Loggains said on Wednesday. "I think we hurt him a little bit, those two plays, the 66 yards that were taken off because of penalties, a touchdown, the holding calls -- this kid's going to be special and we've got to do our jobs around him, keep getting in the right spot, make plays and catch the football, and making sure we're keeping him out of first-and-17s. We have a lot of faith and confidence in Mitchell."

Loggains clarified that he didn't reach the conclusion that Trubisky can be "special" overnight.

"It's not after one start," Loggains said. "It's going through the draft process and evaluating hard, getting to know the kid, watching him practice, watching him interact with his teammates. You walk in the locker room and the first thing you see is him helping [veteran guard] Josh Sitton taking his shoulder pads off. That kind of humbleness, he's a unique kid."

Trubisky will be tested again Sunday when Chicago travels to play the Ravens -- the Bears' first trip to Baltimore since 2009. The Ravens' defensive rankings aren't overly impressive, but Baltimore has 12 takeaways in five games. For comparison's sake -- the Bears have forced only three turnovers on the year.

Baltimore's penchant for taking the ball away is important for Trubisky to remember after he committed a pair of costly turnovers against Minnesota.

"I think that's part of learning what throws I can make and can't make in the NFL," Trubisky said. "I think you get away with more of those in college, scrambling, throwing deep, extending, making plays. Here, sometimes it's going to happen, sometimes it's not in the NFL. So I think it's part of the learning process. But I think extending plays is part of my game, and I think we're going to need that and I think it helps. So I've just got to learn when I'm extending plays that it's a for-sure completion or when I just need to eat it and play the next play. It's just part of the learning process."