6 reasons why the Chicago Bears made the right decision to trade Justin Fields

There are a handful (plus one) of reasons the Bears made the right decision by trading Justin Fields.

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Reason No. 5: Chicago Bears are the best landing spot for a first-overall quarterback ever

When it comes down to players being drafted No. 1 overall, a fair majority aren't going into desirable environments. For example, it's hard to make an argument that Bryce Young was drafted into an environment that will allow for his progression to be as efficient as possible.

And for some of the reasons there's a complaint about Ryan Poles not surrounding Fields with enough talent, it makes sense that now is the time Poles gets his rookie quarterback.

Having a strong supporting case makes for an easier transition from college to the NFL, and with expectations as high as they are going into next year, a strong supporting cast is necessary— regardless of who the Bears draft as their quarterback.

Before anyone is drafted, the starting quarterback is walking into an offense with:

RB: D'Andre Swift, Khalil Herbert, Roschon Johnson
WR: D.J. Moore, Keenan Allen, Tyler Scott, Velus Jones Jr.
TE: Cole Kmet, Gerald Everett
OL: Braxton Jones, Darnell Wright, Teven Jenkins
DEF: Gervon Dexter Jr., Montez Sweat, T.J. Edwards, Tremaine Edmunds, Jack Sanborn, Jaylon Johnson, Kyler Gordon, Tyrique Stevenson, Jaquan Brisker, Kevin Byard III

Not many No. 1 overall quarterbacks walk into this situation. Now is the time to learn from the mistake learned with Justin Fields— though, Poles wasn't the one who drafted Fields in the first place.

The main thing with the Bears moving on from Justin Fields is that winning cures all. And considering the spot the No. 1 pick is getting drafted into, it appears winning is on the horizon.