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CHICAGO — Siri, what will the Bears do this season?

(A deafening silence follows).

Who knows anything, really?

Can the defense force more than the 11 takeaways in 2016, which tied for the lowest single-season total in NFL history.

Can a new-look offense do better than average 17.4 points per game, tying Houston for 29th place.

The Bears averaged two touchdowns a game, ranking them 28th in the league.

How about that all-important red-zone efficiency?

The Bears were 23rd at 51.02 percent. Their quarterbacks had a collective rating of 80.5 -- good for 28th.

Will Kyle Long and Pernell McPhee ever play again?

Is this the last dance for veteran coach John Fox, who is 9-23 entering his third season.

Who'll be the starting quarterback eventually — Mike Glennon or No. 2 pick Mitch Trubisky?

One game doesn't make a season but, gosh, Trubisky looked like a veteran in Thursday night's much-hyped preseason home opener with Denver.

Glennon was awful, completing 2-of-8 passes for 20 yards and a pick 6 by Denver's Chris Harris Jr.

Mark Sanchez was 1-of-4 for 4 yards.

Trubisky reported in at 1:55 of the second quarter, tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz, then led a lengthy scoring drive in the third quarter capped off by Benny Cunningham's 1-yard run.

Once down 10-0, the Bears suddenly led 14-10.

Just what we need: A possible QB controversy in preseason, thanks to Fox.

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"He's making good decisions," Fox had said of Glennon at practice this week. "Obviously, he's put a lot of extra time and effort into the playbook to understand our system.

"He's done a good job of developing chemistry with his teammates. I like what I've seen thus far."

What does Glennon need more work on?

"Everybody on our team needs to improve," Fox said.

"I just want to do a good job of moving the ball, scoring some points and just execute our offense," Glennon told us at practice. "It's the first test of where we're at and what we need to work on."

Of the three QBs, it'll be interesting to see whose motor runs the hottest. It's been a while since the Bears had a guy with attitude who could fire up an AARP meeting.

"I'm not one of those big rah-rah guys," Glennon had said. "I'm kinda straight forward and mainly let my actions do the talking."

There wasn't much to say Thursday in his debut.

So who is the big-play threat at receiver? Cam Meredith? Kevin White? Cruz?

Cruz hasn't played a full season since 2012. White has played four games in two years.

Rookie tight end Adam Shaheen has been impressive in camp during red-zone drills. Being 6-foot-6 and 270 pounds is my guess why.

Here's something we didn't know: "I never really pass blocked in college (at Ashland). I'm just trying to do my best, run the right play, and come down with it," he said Monday.

Chicago took its 14-10 lead into the final quarter with Trubisky having completed 10 of 10 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown.

He finished 18-of-25 passing for 166 yards in the 24-17 loss.

How about it, Siri. Like what you saw?

(Deafening silence).

Still not talking, eh?

This column solely represents the writer's opinion. Reach him at al.hamnik@nwi.com.

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