Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky wakened sore Wednesday and had much less motion in his injured shoulder than the workforce anticipated, making it seemingly that Chase Daniel will begin Thanksgiving Day in opposition to the Lions, a supply informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Trubisky, who’s formally listed as doubtful for the sport, has an AC sprain in his throwing shoulder and never a labrum subject, a supply informed Schefter.
Trubisky, 24, wants relaxation, and the Bears assume that he might have performed if the sport was on Sunday as a substitute of Thursday. The workforce believes that he’ll be prepared to go subsequent week.
The Bears might activate quarterback Tyler Bray Wedesnday to again up Daniel since Trubisky could not gown.
Earlier within the week, the Bears coach Matt Nagy had been “cautiously optimistic” that Trubisky would play.
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Bears coach Matt Nagy won’t be watching the sport movie from his workforce’s Sunday night time victory over the Vikings as with a sport in opposition to Detroit on Thursday afternoon he is specializing in the Lions.
The quarterback injured his shoulder on a late hit by Minnesota security Harrison Smith close to the tip of the fourth quarter in final Sunday night time’s 25-20 victory over the Vikings.
Trubisky didn’t observe on Tuesday.
Chicago will turn into the primary workforce for the reason that 1970 merger to play a Sunday night time sport adopted by a Thursday day sport, which additional complicates Trubisky’s predicament.
Over Chicago’s previous six video games, Trubisky has 2,832 yards of complete offense and has accounted for 23 touchdowns to go together with three two-point conversions. Trubisky had arguably top-of-the-line video games of his younger profession in opposition to the Lions two weeks in the past when he accomplished 23 of 30 cross makes an attempt for 355 yards, three touchdowns, zero interceptions and a speeding landing.
Daniel, 32, hasn’t began an NFL sport for the reason that 2014 season.
Data from ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson was used on this report.