Andy Dalton Gives the Packers Nothing To Worry About in NFC North
Andy Dalton is the new Chicago Bears quarterback. After making multiple attempts at Russell Wilson and maybe a couple of other ones at Deshaun Watson, Dalton is Chicago’s choice to be the starting quarterback. This is move is not the desired one. In the 24/7 social media and the clip-infused world, it seemed like the Bears and Wilson were going to be together this season. Instead, the answer to the Bears’ quarterback issues is a guy that didn’t do much when he took over for Dak Prescott last season. Packers fans assumed that the Bears would bring in a quarterback to match the level of Green Bay. But they did what they typically do, settle for something less at the quarterback spot.
Green Bay should not feel threatened by the Dalton signing. Even though Chicago was a playoff team last year (Wild to think about), they’re not in the same tier of teams as Green Bay. Chicago giving it a go with Mitchell Trubisky again honestly would have given me more pause about the Packers’ chances in the NFC North versus going with Dalton. Despite his success with winning games, he struggles so often in big spots whether it’s prime time or in the playoffs. He is not a quarterback you can trust.
We all had our fun with the Dalton signing. I did too. I think for me, it was more the Bears that I laughed at than Dalton. It’s not his fault that the team who wants to sign him also wanted Wilson and Watson. And the NFL reporters made it seem like Wilson might come to Chicago, it made matters worse. Dalton is in an incredibly tough spot but winning cures everything. If Dalton rattles off a few wins early in the season, Chicago fans might forget what happened over the Spring. If he doesn’t, things are going to get very uncomfortable for Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace.
Bears are gonna Bear