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2020 NFL Power Rankings: Chicago Bears

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Chicago Bears rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a Week 4 roundup for the Bears in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 17

What we learned: It's Nick Foles' time. Matt Nagy decided to bench Mitch Trubisky in the third quarter. Trubisky had thrown an interception and missed Anthony Miller on a deep ball as the Bears fell behind 26-10. Foles came in and did what he always does: let it rip. He had two passes that were nearly intercepted but also made plays. The game winner came on a 28-yard touchdown to Anthony Miller with under two minutes left. Coaches spend all week harping on details of every play, but sometimes a quarterback just tells a receiver where to run like they're out in the backyard.

"I had explained to Anthony that if I do happen to kill it, I'm going to throw it to the 'L' (in the end zone)," Foles said, per The Athletic's Adam Jahns. "So get to the 'L' and it'll be a pretty stiff ball. So I knew just in case I didn't have time to get it off cleanly, he would be there."

He was there, and the Bears improved to 3-0.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 10

They are 3-0 and have a quarterback controversy. You almost never see that. Nick Foles was great in rallying them against Atlanta, but now he's the starter.

USA Today -- Rank: 18

Yet another reminder that the NFL needs to revisit its rule for awarding QB wins and losses given Mitchell Trubisky is credited with 3-0 record.

ESPN -- Rank: 14

What we got wrong: The Bears would be somewhat patient with Mitchell Trubisky.

Many assumed -- incorrectly -- that Bears coach Matt Nagy would provide Trubisky with a longer-than-expected leash after Trubisky outplayed veteran Nick Foles in training camp. Nope. Nagy benched Trubisky after just 10-plus inconsistent quarters. The job now belongs to Foles, who tossed three touchdown passes and led Chicago to a comeback victory over Atlanta in relief of Trubisky last Sunday. Trubisky might play again this season if Foles is injured or struggles, but the 26-year old quarterback's future in Chicago beyond 2020 is incredibly bleak. -- Jeff Dickerson

NFL.com -- Rank: 16

You do this job long enough, you eventually see it all. On Monday, Matt Nagy announced that Nick Foles had overtaken Mitchell Trubisky as the starting quarterback of the Bears. These types of things happen all the time in the NFL ... but usually it's not a 3-0 team making the QB change. Foles made the decision a no-brainer by leading Chicago to a spirited comeback win over the tragic Falcons on Sunday. I know we've grown accustomed to this routine, but Foles' ability to jump into any game or season scenario and light it up makes him the greatest backup quarterback in NFL history. Foles as a week-to-week starting quarterback is more of a hit-or-miss proposition, but Trubisky's limitations make it a gamble worth taking for Chicago.

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