Chicago Bears post-draft quarterback depth chart 

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The Chicago Bears completed the 2024 NFL draft, and while there will be small tweaks to the roster moving forward, the depth chart is somewhat set between now and training camp. So, it is a good time to review. What does the Bears quarterback depth chart look like at this point in the offseason?

What does the Chicago Bears quarterback depth chart look like?

1. Caleb Williams

The number one quarterback in the room is obvious. It is not going to be a competition between the number one overall pick in the draft and anyone else. The lack of experience in the room around Williams tells you that they do not plan to ease in the rookie. 

2. Tyson Bagent 

Tyson Bagent was able to start four games last year, and he held things down well enough that Chicago has to feel good about him as the backup. The only case against him is that the other three quarterbacks in the room were brought in under Shane Waldron, while Bagent is the only quarterback who was here because he worked with Luke Getsy back at the Senior Bowl. 

3. Brett Rypien 

Tyson Bagent threw 143 passes last season. Brett Rypien has had 168 passes since he entered the league in 2020. Bagent is the better bet, but with Rypien having more years and passes, along with the Waldron connection, we can at least surmise that the backup spot is under more heat than the starting spot. 

4. Austin Reed 

Austin Reed is a UDFA rookie, but that is exactly where Bagent was last year. Bagent was behind PJ Walker and Nathan Peterman. This is not to say that he will pull a Bagent once again, but it is smart for the Bears to take chances on notable UDFA quarterbacks who can at least push to make a roster spot. While Rypien will be fighting for the number two job, he will also be fighting off Reed for the fourth spot. That competition could help this room.