Potential Statement Game for Mitch Trubisky

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Mitchell Trubisky
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Mitchell Trubisky /

This weekend the Chicago Bears take on a banged up Green Bay Packers team where Mitch Trubisky will have a chance to make a statement about his future.

The Chicago Bears decision to turn the reins over to Mitch Trubisky early in the season was the right one. It has provided the young quarterback with an opportunity to gain valuable experience. This week is another important step in his development with Trubisky’s first game against the rival Green Bay Packers.

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It’s the first time in a longtime since the Bears were actually favored in a match up against Green Bay. Of course, the only reason for that is the injury to Aaron Rodgers.

The Rodgers injury doesn’t only make the Chicago the favorites this week, but it also means the Bears will have the talent quarterback on the field. Trubisky has a chance to show everyone in Chicago and Green Bay that he’s ready to make this rivalry more competitive.

Chicago is looking for some sort of hope for the future. So much of the team’s future success depends on the development of Trubisky. A strong showing against the Packers would only increase the hype surrounding the young quarterback.

This matchup plays out well for Trubisky and the Bears. Not only is Rodgers out of the lineup, but the Packers defense has struggled for much of the year.

The Bears are going to stick with their recent gameplan of trying to establish a strong running game and let the defense keep things close. However, they need to start letting Trubisky take some shots down field.

This week is the perfect opportunity to take the kiddy gloves offs and allow Trubisky to showcase his skill set.