Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears are “optimistic and hopeful” that QB Mitch Trubisky can return from his shoulder injury for Week 14’s game against the Rams.
For the time being, Chase Daniel will be the Bears’ starting quarterback.
Trubisky, 24, is a former first-round pick of the Bears back in 2017. He’s in the second year of his four-year, $29 million contract that included a $19.17 million signing bonus and set to make base salaries of $892,238 and $152,156 over the next two years.
The contract includes a fifth-year option for the Bears to pick up in 2020.
In 2018, Trubisky has appeared in 10 games for the Bears and completed 65.4 percent of his passes for 2,469 yards, 20 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has also rushed for 363 yards and three touchdowns.
We’ll have more regarding Trubisky as the news is available.