3 Reasons the Chicago Bears need to trade for Carson Wentz

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Carson Wentz fits the Matt Nagy offense and the Chicago Bears staff

As we’ve found out, Matt Nagy is extremely stubborn with his offense. Even when he saw Trubisky play well with a modified offense that wasn’t his, we saw Nagy still attempting to get his hands on the offense, and that ultimately led to the downfall of the offense the last two weeks of the season.

The Bears don’t have to worry about that with Wentz. Wentz is great out of the Run-Pass-Option (RPO) offense that the Bears love to run with Nagy and offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. Wentz, with this athletic ability and decision-making, is very solid out of the RPO and that’s what made him nearly elite in Philadelphia.

On top of that, Wentz additionally is a great schematic fit as when he has a deep threat, he is lethal. His best games came when Desean Jackson was healthy for the Eagles. Darnell Mooney can play that role. Additionally, Wentz was significantly better with a solid tight end and a great possession wide receiver. The Bears have that in Cole Kmet and Allen Robinson if they bring him back.

Wentz additionally has a strong tie to the Bears’ organization. Their quarterbacks’ coach John DeFilippo, who just got promoted to passing game coordinator, was Wentz’s quarterback coach in 2017 and is greatly credited for his jump from his rookie season to his sophomore season. Reuniting the two could get the most out of Wentz.