It’s pretty much assumed that former Iowa offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs is going to have a strong NFL career. The first-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft carved out a starting job along Tampa Bay’s offensive line immediately as a rookie.

That doesn’t mean he won’t learn a few lessons along the way.

Thursday night, Wirfs learned a lesson the hard way, courtesy of Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack. The five-time Pro Bowl selection had an eye-popping moment in the game, essentially body-slamming the 6-foot-5, 320-pound rookie with one hand.

Mack tossed Wirfs to the ground after recording a sack on quarterback Tom Brady. It was a pretty unreal moment.

Wirfs was regarded as one of the top offensive lineman in college football last season. He has incredible athleticism, strength and size, all the essentials for a long and successful NFL career. But Thursday night, he looked like a rookie against Mack.

It was just an incredible display of strength and power from the Bears linebacker.