5 reasons why Nick Foles should start over Mitch Trubisky


The Chicago Bears traded for Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles on Wednesday, and while it "only" cost GM Ryan Pace the 140th overall pick (fourth round) to get him, he still represents a significant investment in the game's most important position.

The Foles acquisition is important for a few reasons: 1) It sends a clear message to Mitch Trubisky that the Bears aren't happy with his learning curve and that 2020 is 'put up or shut up' time. 2) It advances the obvious offseason theme that Chicago is in win-now mode; grab the one realistic quarterback target who actually has a Super Bowl win on his resume. 3) Foles is being paid like a starting quarterback, and even though it only cost a fourth-rounder to acquire him, his contract is similar to what the Bears would've paid a free agent on the open market. And you don't pay guys to sit on the bench.

Is Foles the headline-grabbing injection of excitement this offense needed? No, not really. But he is an upgrade over Trubisky. He should be the team's starter in 2020, and here's why:

5 reasons why Nick Foles should start over Mitch Trubisky

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