The Chicago Bears have officially declined Mitch Trubisky’s fifth-year option and it was the right move.
Late Saturday afternoon, Ryan Pace and the Chicago Bears ended the suspense around the decision whether to pick up Mitchell Trubisky‘s fifth-year option. The team put out a press release announcing they would be declining Trubisky’s option, signaling the end could be near for Mitch’s time in Chicago. Regardless of how you feel about Mitch, the decision to decline the option was the correct one.
There have not been many quarterbacks over the last five year who have had their option declined. It’s a tough pill to swallow for an organization because it typically means you have come to grips with the fact that you made the wrong decision on your franchise quarterback.