Former teammate thinks Mitch Trubisky could start Bears’ next game

There’s no denying that Mitchell Trubisky is the Chicago Bears’ future at the quarterback position. The only question is when does the Trubisky era start in Chicago.

One of the former North Carolina quarterback’s former teammates with the Bears, wide receiver Victor Cruz, said Saturday that the time could be now.

“I do think that if there’s any week for Mitch Trubisky to make his start, to make his debut this season, I think it’s this one,” Cruz said on Good Morning Football Weekend on NFL Network, via’s Jeremy Bergman. “I think they have some holes that they need to fill, especially at the quarterback position. It just hasn’t been flowing as well as they would hope early on. I think Mitch has a shot, man.

“Anytime a young guy gets his first start, there’s no easy game to put him into. There’s always going to be those jitters. There’s always going to be that week of preparation that has to get through and everybody’s good in the league, so you’ve got to make sure that he’s ready to go. If this is the week, I think it happens now.”

The Bears lost to the Packers on Thursday Night Football with quarterback Mike Glennon accounting for four turnovers. Chicago’s next game isn’t until a week from Monday against Minnesota on Monday Night Football.

That would give the Bears a little extra time to get their rookie quarterback Trubisky ready to make his NFL debut.

Trubisky played well in the preseason, completing 67.9 percent of his passes for 364 yards and 3 touchdowns and rushing for 48 yards, which has only added to Bears fans longing to see what the first-round pick can do in the regular season.

Trubisky’s time is coming. It’s only a matter of when at this point.

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