It’s a quarterback league. We all know this. The big question is, do the Chicago Bears have one? To clarify, we know they have one, but is Mitch Trubisky a quarterback you win because of, win with, or win in spite of?
That’s the question I posed to Mark Schofield, my co-host on The QB Scho Show. We analyzed Trubisky’s game in full as we do every week. Strengths, weakness, scheme.. all of it.
Bears’ head coach Matt Nagy has done a great job with early scripting and knowing when and how to create easy rhythm throws for Trubisky. It’s led to a step forward from year one to year two for the young quarterback, but is it enough? The flaws are still there, and Schofield echoed a point I made earlier today about Trubisky’s footwoork that leads to inaccurate and dangerous throws.
No dropped INTs. That's key for the Eagles. Trubisky will give them chances. His issue of opening his hips wide when throwing to his left has followed him from college. Feet get misaligned; misfires - pic.twitter.com/Xc6OiCdBjx— Michael Kist (@MichaelKistNFL) January 2, 2019
Could the difference between the Bears making a Super Bowl run and being a one-and-one truly come down to Trubisky’s left foot? If the defending Super Bowl Champion Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles can capitalize on his mistakes, the potential for that is very real.
Still, after a three interception debacle in Week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams, Trubisky enters the playoffs in decent form. In the last three games he’s completed 77% of his passes with 7.8 yards per attempt, 3 touchdowns, 0 interceptions and a 109.7 QB rating. That QB rating ranks 3rd among quarterbacks with 80 throws or more in that three week span.
Still thinking about this incredible effort from Mitch Trubisky. The awareness, the athleticism, the touch. All just perfect. pic.twitter.com/RQB6osOl0r— Bleacher Nation Bears (@BN_Bears) December 17, 2018
So the question becomes, which Trubisky shows up and what can Nagy do to influence the result? Also, what can Jim Schwartz do to move the needle towards “Bad Trubisky”? We detail all of that and more on The QB Scho Show #9! Stream it on the media player below or click here if the media player doesn’t load. FLY EAGLES FLY!
QB ANALYSIS!— BGN Radio (@BGN_Radio) January 2, 2019
The QB Scho Show #9 w/@MichaelKistNFL & @MarkSchofield analyzes #DaBears QB Mitch Trubisky.. strengths, weaknesses, scheme, coaching, the whole package, PLUS Eli Manning hasn't retired!