Chicago Bears: 5 cheap quarterbacks to replace Mitch Trubisky

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Chicago Bears, Tyrod Taylor
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Chicago Bears’ cheap free agency quarterback target: Tyrod Taylor

After backing up Phillip Rivers last season for the Chargers, Tyrod Taylor finally got his shot to start this season. He started the opening game for the Chargers against the Cincinnati Bengals and struggled against their stout defense. Unfortunately for him, that would be the only game he would start.

A medical staff member would then accidentally puncture Taylor’s lung making him miss the next game or two. This gave Justin Herbert the chance to start and he had arguably the greatest rookie season ever seen by a quarterback. Taylor once again saw the backseat to him.

Now, Taylor is a free agent and at 32, he may want one more chance to start. Chicago may be perfect for him as he is a relatively mobile quarterback that could operate behind the shaky Bears’ offensive line. He hasn’t had any even remotely good seasons since he was in Buffalo from 2015-2017, but he still is a capable back up that could compete and play if needed.

The last time he was a regular starter was in 2017 in which he completed 62.6 percent of his passes for 2,799 yards and 14 touchdowns with only four interceptions for an 89.2 passer rating. He additionally ran the ball 84 times for 427 yards and four touchdowns.