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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky
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Mitch Trubisky’s days of sitting on the bench are over.

After Mike Glennon led the Bears to a 1-3 start, head coach John Fox decided to make a change.

Fox announced Trubisky the starter for the Bears’ Monday Night Matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

Trubisky was not put in the best situation for his first career start.

The Minnesota Vikings and their stacked defense clearly out-talented the skill positions of the Chicago Bears.

Trubisky’s top three receiving options were former cast-offs Kendall Wright, Benny Cunningham, and Zach Miller. Neither of the three caught more than four balls and Wright was the only Bear with over 45 yards receiving (46).

Despite the lackluster supporting cast, Trubisky was able to fit balls into tight pockets several times throughout the course of the game.

Trubisky’s stat line of 12/25 passing for 128 yards and a touchdown while also losing a fumble and throwing the game losing interception was far from perfect.

However, the rookie showed more than enough promise to keep Mike Glennon on the pine for the foreseeable future.

Bear great and one of the best linebackers of all time Mike Singletary poured praise on Trubisky in an article by TMZ. The high praise by one of the game’s true perfectionists come as welcome words for the young signal-caller.

Though Trubisky’s lone interception came at the worst possible time, the rookie showed the poise of a veteran in an interview with the Chicago Tribune. Trubisky stated:

"“It’s just taking ownership. That’s what a quarterback is supposed to do. That’s what I’ve been doing my whole life.”"

Being able to brush off a bad performance is a skill most young players lack. Trubisky showed his poise on and off the field this week.

There is a new head of the franchise in Chicago, and his name is Mitch Trubisky.