How many Bears QBs started as rookies?
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:06:15 GMT


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How many Bears quarterbacks have started as rookies and how have they fared?

John L.
Chicago

Mitchell Trubisky is set to become the 11th Bears quarterback to start a game as a rookie during the Super Bowl era. He joins Bobby Douglass (1969), Gary Huff (1973), Bob Avellini (1975), Jim McMahon (1982), Will Furrer (1992), Moses Moreno (1998), Cade McNown (1999), Rex Grossman (2003), Craig Krenzel (2004) and Kyle Orton (2005). Only three of the aforementioned 10 rookie quarterbacks won their debut: McMahon, Grossman and Krenzel. With two touchdown passes in a 20-17 win over the Lions, McMahon is the only one in the group to throw for
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