To kick off the Bears 2019 School Outreach Program, defensive back Kyle Fuller and offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr. visited Jordan Elementary Community School. Partnering with Youth Guidance, a social services organization providing school-based programs for under-resourced communities, Bears players make weekly visits to speak at Chicago Public Schools throughout the season.
Fuller got the chance at the event to speak about his recent performance in Denver, where he had six tackles and one interception, as well as a big play where he stopped the Broncos at the ten-yard line, eventually allowing the Bears to get a field goal.
“It felt like a pretty long drive, you know,” Fuller described. “Guys just got together to just try and get it to stop and that’s what we did.”
Fuller spoke about the defense’s pressure to perform following losing the season home opener to Green Bay.
“That’s what we’re working for, we want to put ourselves in those moments. We’re glad to have that opportunity,” Fuller said. “It feels good, I’m excited to get the win [in Denver]. Excited to move forward, getting ready for Washington this week. Just like all the other 31 teams, they’re good, so we’ve got to be prepared and be ready.”
Leno also spoke on how the Bears' offense will find their identity for the rest of the 2019 season.
“You’re always trying to evolve every week,” Leno says. “It all changes week to week. We know our identity and we know we’re a good offense, we just have to keep getting better every week.”Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of the Bears.