Chicago Bears are following this recipe for disaster in 2021

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Chicago Bears 2021 Recipe: Too much risk, for such little reward

Joe Burrow is a perfect example of a team jumping the gun. There was no doubt that Burrow was going to be a great quarterback, but they failed to put any protection around him. Drafting a franchise QB didn’t change the fact that the Bengals don’t have an offensive line. They decided to throw their franchise in the trenches and he suffered a major injury from it.

That is most likely what is going to happen with Jacksonvilles, Trevor Lawrence. Another team with a horrible offensive line, yet the Jaguars just announced Lawrence will be their Week 1 starting quarterback. These teams are in no position to win now, but still, choose to throw their rookies in the fire. That’s a big reason why many of these QBs end up disappointing fans during their rookie season.

The Chicago Bears have a much better roster than the Jaguars and Bengals, but they’re still average at best. They’re not in championship mode and therefore should not even think about rushing Fields.

Fans have to remember that Fields isn’t going to just come in and save this franchise. The Bears need to be better overall as a team before anything can really start going. Penalties and missed tackles are still a huge problem for the Bears. If the team doesn’t get an early groove going, they’re going to be looking at an 8-9/9-8 record.

I want the Bears to win as much as anyone but this year is destined for average. The difference between now and the last couple of seasons is that the future looks bright.

Next. Can Matt Nagy adjust to the NFL?. dark

All eyes will be on No. 1 Saturday. I have a feeling Fields is going to give Coach Nagy a lot to think about after this game. Either way, this could be the last time we see Fields for a while.

We finally have a very promising QB in Chicago, please don’t screw this up!