Sport Bears bench Trubisky for Foles vs. Falcons
Cam Newton gave teammate Isaiah Wynn a funny nickname
Wynn is a large dude, and the name is just too easy. Wynn was a first-round pick by New England in 2018. He suffered a season-ending torn Achilles in the preseason of his rookie year. Then he missed half the season last year with a toe injury. This season he is looking to prove that he has some durability and the ability to protect Newton.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.
took for the at quarterback in place of midway through the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Foles entered the game with the Bears trailing 26-10 and was intercepted during his first drive after completing two of four pass attempts for 31 yards.
Trubisky completed 13 passes for 128 yards and one score before being sidelined. He started the first two weeks for the Bears, leading the team to a 2-0 record while throwing two touchdowns against two interceptions.
Foles arrived in Chicago this offseason following a trade after one campaign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He lost the position battle to Trubisky during training camp.
The Super Bowl LII MVP went 0-4 during his injury-plagued campaign with the Jaguars. He finished last year behindon Jacksonville's quarterback depth chart.
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Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy announces that quarterback Nick Foles will be the team's starter against the Indianapolis Colts.