Trubisky gained three established receiving options on the first day of free agency, Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports. Following a rookie season where he had one of the worst receiving groups in the NFL, Trubisky now boasts a versatile group of receivers that includes Allen Robinson, Taylor Gabriel and Trey Burton to go along with holdovers Cam Meredith, Tarik Cohen and Adam Shaheen. Trubisky could quickly become a big fantasy factor as each of his weapons poses different threats to opposing defenses. Assuming he bounces back well from an ACL tear, Robinson is a potential game-changer capable of making defenses pay for not doubling him. Meanwhile, Gabriel is a deep threat who's able to lift the top off of defenses while opening up the field for teammates. Finally, Burton, in limited duty with the Eagles, proved to be a mobile tight end who can burn defenses that don't assign a strong defender to him. Overall, the best news is that the entire offense will be learning new head coach Matt Nagy's offensive system at the same time, so the players can develop together. Despite the enthusiasm for the upcoming season, Trubisky carries plenty of risk, as his 2017 performance showed that he has a long way to go as he tries to develop into being the Bears' franchise quarterback.
Trubisky completed 20 of 36 passes for 178 yards while adding two yards on one rushing attempt in the Bears Week 17 loss to the Vikings, finishing his rookie season with 2193 passing yards to go with seven touchdowns and seven interceptions in 12 games. Trubisky also added 248 yards and two touchdowns as a rusher during his rookie campaign. Working with one of the weakest wide receiver groups in the NFL, the coaching staff typically implemented conservative weekly game plans to keep their franchise quarterback from having too much on his plate, which limited both his upside and downside as a fantasy performer. With Cameron Meredith expected to make a full recovery for the 2018 season, he'll immediately have at least one outstanding weapon at receiver, and with another off-season to continue his development, he could find himself with a chance to become a borderline starting fantasy option as he enters the second season of his four-year rookie deal.
Trubisky completed 14 of 23 passes for 193 yards while adding 44 yards and a touchdown on the ground in Sunday's 20-3 win over the Browns. With the Bears controlling this contest from start to finish, they leaned upon the ground game to control the clock, which resulted in Trubisky throwing the ball just 23 times. However, his ability to run with the football helped the QB carve out a decent fantasy performance. Although he hasn't thrown more than one touchdown pass in any game since taking over the starting job, Trubisky threw for at least 271 yards in two of his last three games and has displayed improvement over the course of the year. The rookie signal caller will end his first NFL season with a tough matchup at Minnesota in a game the Vikings will likely need to win, with playoff seeding in mind.
Trubisky completed 31 of 46 passes for 314 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions in Saturday's loss to the Lions. Trubisky's numbers were inflated due to the Bears falling behind 20-3 early in the second half, leading to the quarterback throwing on almost every down after that time. He had some success moving the ball against a prevent defense, but other than a screen pass to Benny Cunningham that resulted in a touchdown, he threw two of his interceptions in the red zone, and often struggled to read basic coverages. Although he's thrown for at least 271 yards in each of his last two games, he's yet to throw more than a single touchdown pass in any contest this season, and his greatest value is in dynasty leagues.
Trubisky completed 25 of 32 passes for 271 yards and a touchdown and also rushed twice for five yards and a score during Sunday's 33-7 win over Cincinnati. This was easily the rookie's best fantasy showing of the campaign, and he's also now completed 37 of 47 passes (78.7 percent) the past two weeks. It's an encouraging stretch for Trubisky's long-term outlook, and Sunday's road win as an underdog is especially noteworthy. Still, he's yet to throw for multiple touchdowns or 300 yards in a game, and Chicago appears content to rely on its running game and defense. As a result, Trubisky's value will probably remain limited in single-quarterback settings.
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