Chicago Bears: 5 best-case scenario quarterback rooms
By Joseph Herff
Chicago Bears Scenario No. 5: Trade for Derek Carr
The Bears once again would be making another trade for a high-caliber player from the Raiders. This time, they would be acquiring their quarterback in Derek Carr. Carr isn’t the flashiest quarterback, but he is quietly a top-15 gunslinger in the NFL with great accuracy and ability to read the field.
It’s hard to gauge the value on Carr. Plenty of fans don’t think he’s very good, but plenty of other people do. A fair trade for him would be as follows.
Some people say Carr isn’t even worth a second-round pick while others say he’s worth two first-round picks. I personally don’t think the Raiders would hesitate at a second-round pick for him, but even if they did, I would be okay giving up a first-round pick instead.
Over the past three seasons, Carr has thrown for over 4,000 yards and a 90 passer rating. Having that level of play in Chicago would be immaculate. He’s done this while having a weak wide receiver core as well and only a tight end to throw to for two of those seasons in Darren Waller.
- Derek Carr
- Nick Foles
- Practice Squad free agent or rookie
This is a scenario like Prescott and Watson. Carr would be the unquestioned starter and the Bears would hope to make a run. He could help them out quite a bit.