The Chicago Bears’ embattled brass made it clear back in Week 3 that they were ready to wash their hands of former No. 2 overall pick, quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
Chicago benched the young signal caller in favor of Nick Foles. After seeing Foles suffer an injury of his own back in Week 10, the Bears were forced to start Trubisky Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers.
To say it didn’t go swimmingly would be an understatement. Trubisky completed 25-of-46 passes for 242 yards with three touchdowns, two interceptions and a lost fumble in the blowout 41-25 loss. Most of those numbers minus the three turnovers came after Green Bay took a 41-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
For the Bears, this represented their fifth consecutive defeat since starting the season with a surprising 5-1 record. It’s also a clear indication that Mitchell Trubisky will not return to Chicago in 2021.
The former North Carolina standout has taken a major step back since leading Chicago to a surprising playoff appearance back in 2018.
It’s been a disastrous recent performance from Trubisky in Chicago. It also has the Bears in quarterback purgatory with head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace obviously on the hot seat.
Those watching Trubisky’s performance Sunday night against the Packers took note.
Patrick Mahomes 1st quarter pass yards today: 229— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 30, 2020
Mitchell Trubisky 1st quarter pass yards today: 3 pic.twitter.com/Y22qBD2W3L
Always been fascinated that Bears GM Ryan Pace drafted Trubisky. Did Bears scouts like him? Or did he go rogue? Every source I asked thought Trubisky was a back up. A very nice kid but a super low ceiling. It’s not even subtle stuff. There’s no “It”. It’s hard to even watch— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) November 30, 2020
Mitchell Trubisky with an absolute #dime in-stride to Darnell Savage. That was pretty.— Marques Eversoll (@MarquesEversoll) November 30, 2020
Mitch Trubisky was picked 8 spots ahead of @PatrickMahomes in 2017:— trey wingo (@wingoz) November 30, 2020
Patrick Mahomes 1st quarter pass yards today: 229
Mitchell Trubisky 1st quarter pass yards today: 3
Trubisky, there 4 Packer defenders and 1 bear wr and you thought u could complete that? That was an awful decision— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) November 30, 2020
Three absolutely awful plays in succession by Trubisky. Including an underthrown ball that got picked. And people are defending his arm. Lord.— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) November 30, 2020
look at least Kendall Hinton didn't know he was going to be a QB until the day before. Trubisky prepared for this— Arif Hasan, solstice-liker (@ArifHasanNFL) November 30, 2020