Conflicting reports regarding Mitchell Trubisky’s future with the Bears are par for the course this time of year (even if we’re pretty sure we can suss out the truth in relation to the Bears). For now, though, Chicago shouldn’t want to tip its hand (more than it already has) and other teams figure to proceed with caution as they get a feel for the QB market.
But make no mistake, Trubisky will have interested parties at some point, at some level. In fact, NFL reporter Benjamin Allbright lines up a possible fit already here at the open of the tampering window:
Washington looking to have a true QB competition. They'll add one more, wouldn't be surprised if Trubisky gets second act there.
— Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL) March 15, 2021
If one summer of competition wasn’t enough, why not go for two? Allbright hints that Washington’s Football Team could be a landing spot for Trubisky. And if that happens, it would team him with Ron Rivera, the popular former Bears player and coach who has been a stabilizing force for the football team residing in our nation’s capital. And sure, signing in Washington would put Trubisky in another quarterback competition, but jumping into one with a clean slate and new eyes on him could be beneficial. He might not find a better opportunity immediately anyway.
And from a Bears perspective, you should be rooting for Trubisky to sign a lucrative deal with a new team — if only because it could help in the compensatory draft pick formula for 2022. Hey, every bit helps!