Chicago Bears: Potential scenarios surrounding the quarterback battle

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Potential scenarios for the Chicago Bears that could happen from the QB battle.

The whole talk of the 2020 NFL offseason has been the battle between the quarterbacks of the Chicago Bears. The battle is between the former second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft Mitchell Trubisky and Super Bowl 52 MVP Nick Foles.

Trubisky has struggled so far for the Chicago Bears. He showed a lot of promise in 2017 being thrown into the dumpster fire offense. Then, Trubisky took a major step forward in 2018 posting the third-best Quarterback Rating in the NFL and leading the Bears to a 12-4 season. In 2019, Trubisky looked to take a step back with the poor Bears’ offense. This led to Ryan Pace bringing in Foles to give him pressure and take the job if Trubisky struggles again.

Foles has had an up and down career thus far. In his second season in 2013, Foles posted one of the greatest seasons of all-time throwing 27 touchdowns and only two interceptions with a 119.2 passer rating. After that, he bounced around struggling elsewhere before leading the Eagles to a Super Bowl victory in the 2017-2018 season.

After excelling again in 2018, Foles signed to be the starter in Jacksonville and flopped there. He ended up losing his job to sixth-round rookie Gardner Minshew. This led to him being traded to the Bears.

So far in camp, this battle has been back and forth. Trubisky wins some days; Foles wins others. Foles has had the best days of the two and is slightly winning, but it isn’t over yet. Neither player has really shined yet, but one will need to prove himself in order to win the job. With that said, here are the options that can come from this camp.