Shift revealed with Bears approach with Shane Waldron as offensive coordinator

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Did the Chicago Bears give away their initial plan at quarterback, and we all missed it? It could be because the two offensive systems between Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay are so similar and completely different that we all missed it. It also could be because the two or three potential quarterback options for the Bears next season are similar but completely different. Hear me out.

Between Caleb Williams, Justin Fields, and Drake Maye, they are all similar-styled players. They are mobile, have cannons for arms, and are strong for their respective sizes. The difference is Williams is the most accurate passer. Maye is the most willing to attack the middle of the field. Fields is the best athlete. Every single one of the traits is a strength in the Waldron/Mcvay offense. Only two (Williams and Maye) fit the Getsy/Shananah systems.

I want to stress the two coaching trees because while the offensive structure is similar, the two coaches run their systems differently from each other. Kyle Shanahan has worked with Matt Ryan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance, and Brock Purdy as planned starters. The athletic guy couldn't make the cut. It still makes me wonder who really wanted Lance and Mac Jones. Either way, they could have drafted Justin Fields but didn't, so that makes me think the passing ability was far more important than the athletic ability. Sean McVay has worked with Jared Goff and Matthew Stafford as planned starters.