Supply: Bears decline ’21 choice on QB Trubisky

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The Chicago Bears have declined the fifth-year choice on quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for the 2021 season, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday.

The second general decide of the 2017 NFL draft, Trubisky completed final season 28th in Complete QBR (39.4), tied for 27th in landing passes (17), and was 21st in passing yards (3,138), 32nd in yards gained per move try (6.1) and 28th in conventional quarterback ranking (83.0).

Trubisky, 25, will earn $4.423 million in 2020 and rely $9.237 million in opposition to the wage cap.

The Bears, who went 8-Eight and failed to achieve the playoffs final season, acquired quarterback Nick Foles in a commerce with the Jacksonville Jaguars in March.

Bears basic supervisor Ryan Tempo mentioned final month that Trubisky and Foles will compete for the beginning job in 2020.

“We have elevated competitors at a important place and we talked to each gamers, and the best way we view that is it is an open competitors,” Tempo mentioned on April 3. “And credit score to each these guys for embracing it.”

Trubisky underwent surgical procedure in January to restore {a partially} torn labrum in his left shoulder and is predicted to be medically cleared by the summer time. He suffered the labrum tear and dislocated his non-throwing shoulder in Week Four in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, however he missed only one sport.

The Bears traded their 2020 fourth-round compensatory draft decide to the Jaguars for Foles and, within the course of, inherited a contract that included about $21 million in ensures. Foles, 31, later restructured the deal to permit him to void both of the ultimate two years, relying on the upside of his efficiency.

In 2018, Matt Nagy’s first season as head coach, the Bears went 12-Four as Trubisky handed for 3,223 yards, 24 touchdowns and 12 interceptions and rushed for 421 yards and three touchdowns. He performed within the Professional Bowl after that season.

ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson contributed to this report.

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