Bears face difficult QB choice: Justin Fields or these 4 quarterbacks in 2024?

Will Chicago have a decision to make next offseason?

Chicago Bears, Justin Fields
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2. Kyler Murray

The Arizona Cardinals are another team, like the Bears, who may have to make a quarterback decision in the offseason. Since signing his extension, Kyler Murray has seen plenty of whispers about being traded away from the Cardinals and watching Arizona go a different direction via the draft.

The opportunity for Arizona to select a quarterback in April very well could be there, too. As it stands, the Cardinals have the no. 2 pick in the draft. Trading Murray is certainly on the table.

But, should the Bears explore that opportunity if it arises? Sure, Murray is another example of an exciting, dual-threat quarterback. And, he's shown consistency as a passer, too. Just take a look at his dime touchdown toss to Rondale Moore this past week. The guy has a cannon and knows how to use it.

The problems with Murray, though, are two-fold. First, he's not proven to win on the big stage. In his lone playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams, you would have thought he completely forgot how to play the position. He was awful.

Not to mention, Murray's contract is for another five years and $230 million. If the Bears kept Fields, they'd get another year of a rookie deal and likely wouldn't have to pay him that kind of money if they kept him beyond 2024.

Verdict: Fields