What the NFL trade deadline tells us about the future of this Chicago Bears regime

Chicago Bears, Justin Fields
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After embarrassing themselves on national television against the Los Angeles Chargers by losing 30-13 last Sunday night, the Bears fell to 2-6. After winning two out of their last three games, the Bears did not do anything well both offensively and defensively that they did in Tyson Bagent's professional debut the week before against the Las Vegas Raiders. Despite the love shown by the NBC the entire night, Bagent did not do well in his national television debut, as he and the Bears were forced to play from behind the entire night, and even threw two interceptions.

As Fields continues to recover from his injury, Bagent will get his third and perhaps his final start as the Bears' starting quarterback this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints in the Big Easy. We know the Bears won Super Bowl XX there, but playing the Saints in New Orleans has been a kryptonite for the Bears, who have not won a regular season game there since 1991. Newly acquired Montez Sweat will make his Bears debut after being acquired from Washington during the trade deadline.

Oh, did I mention the Bears fired a coach this week too? This time, running back coach David Walker was shown the door, becoming the second coach this year to leave under very suspicious circumstances. Not exactly a good look for the organization and the beleaguered head coach, Matt Eberflus, who is responsible for assembling his staff.

Here are my 3 thoughts on the Chicago Bears post trade dead line.