Did The Bears Miss Out On A Franchise QB In Sam Darnold? | KJZ
Did The Bears Miss Out On A Franchise QB In Sam Darnold? | KJZ
0:00 Why would the Bears not trade for Sam Darnold?
1:20 Jay Williams gives his thoughts on the Bears' front office.
4:00 Should the Panthers keep Teddy Bridgewater after trading for Darnold?
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  • madviews 99
    madviews 99

    Teddy Bridgewater starting lets you keep your job

  • QT Zero
    QT Zero

    lies... teddy dont throw deep. robby made them yards off 5 yard slants .... trust me ima die hard carolina fan

  • H0megr0wn

    Good Lord. Darnold a "Franchise QB"???? If the Jets thought he was good they would have kept him - period. It's not complicated. But Bridgewater is no option. Now you have Carolina bailing out on him after just a year. That being said, the Bears have been absolutely miserable with regard to the QB position for decades. All anyone not familiar with the Bears needs to know is that Jay Cutler is the best QB in the history of the franchise NOT named Sid Luckman. Pathetic.

  • Farquad Shmoogle
    Farquad Shmoogle

    im just happy my Panthers got Darnold. didnt think they were smart enough to do it. They got Bridgewater last year, i would have kept Kyle Allen last year, see what he could do under Brady's OC system. What would be the worst that could happen? terrible record and get a higher draft pick? already in rebuild mode, so why not? Kyle Allen showed he could be a serviceable starting NFL QB. Just needed to solidify the OL better. But now have Darnold, i see the Panthers going in right direction, and should draft OL with 1st pick. help protect Darnold, so he can last. i think over the years, Panthers have missed out on getting a QB, i like they didnt miss out this time. I think they could have and should have gone after David Carr after his Texans time was over. Panthers had a better OL to protect him, a good running game, Steve Smith on the outside, Greg Olsen at TE? A solid defense. Joining the Panthers and being the starting QB could have rectified his career.

  • Jimmy Purlock
    Jimmy Purlock

    Sell team

  • David Asare
    David Asare

    Knowing the Bears’ luck? Yes lol

  • Bruce Bentley
    Bruce Bentley

    If Darnold was a franchise QB would the Jets be trading him?

  • Bleeding Gums Murphy
    Bleeding Gums Murphy

    Sell the team!

  • I'monit

    Historically inept organizations typically don't change patterns until they change ownership.

  • Ibraahiym Kadessh
    Ibraahiym Kadessh

    Bridgewater has to be the starter in Carolina so Darnold can prove himself. Two headed QB monster in Chi can work with that defense.

  • Rob Zeleki
    Rob Zeleki

    I don't believe in san darnold. I'm not a bears fan but I don't blame them for not caring about him, they have never had a strong qb. This time they wanna make it right, they got dalton for one year to buy time. Thy are still looking for their guy and that's not darnold just cuz he was available

  • lulbaby_16

    we always miss out.

  • Deloneys

    They won't go get Teddy at all. They're incompetent.

  • James C
    James C


  • SskSniffer

    Can’t be mad at us bears fans, we’re a sad poverty franchise

  • Jose Banuelos
    Jose Banuelos

    It’s like they know what us Bears fans feel or have been thinking. I for one will be celebrating when Pace and Nagy are gone.

  • Alicia Williams
    Alicia Williams

    I can't disagree with Bart.....

  • T G
    T G

    Why is ESPN all over Darnold’s jock?

  • William Allen
    William Allen

    Idk...I think Matt Nagy is a good coach, but Pace is terrible. He’s passed on Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Deshaun Watson(may have dodged a PR bullet, but the talent), and a few others. I think Nagy just does what he can with what he’s given-and Pace hasn’t given him anything...

  • Jerrick Cole
    Jerrick Cole

    That lets you know the Chicago Bears doesn't invest in franchise quarterbacks.

    • Isaiah H
      Isaiah H

      Worse they trade up for the biggest reach ever

  • Richard Perez
    Richard Perez

    Ryan Pace is the new Matt Millen.

  • TedTucholski

    Pace and Nagy would have just nailed the coffin shut on Darnold s career.

  • Angelica Lynn
    Angelica Lynn

    Bears first step. Fire coach and GM. Second step hire Head Coach Eric Bieniemy,. For GM I'm not sure who the best choice but it certainly has to be better than what they have (so long as said GM has never been employed by either the Texans or Jets).

  • Nicholas J
    Nicholas J

    Havent cared about da bears in years. They have no idea how to build a team. Ive been stuck watching green bay games with my gf. If we are going to suck so bad we should just sell our team to the Green Bay Packers and everybody in Chicago should be Green Bay Packer fans.

  • Luke Beifuss
    Luke Beifuss

    Bart Scott is blazed

  • MGTOW-Balance

    poor bears. for years they've had playoff / superbowl level defense and bad QB play has always let them down. they should have made a power move to get one of the top QBs in this draft

  • Joe Campione
    Joe Campione

    The Jets made Sam a franchise QB by trading him to a NFL franchise.

    • Hayden Malone
      Hayden Malone


  • Shawn O'Brien
    Shawn O'Brien

    Preach Bart .. preach!

  • jtneverfolds

    Always thought Sam Darnold was the play for Chicago Bears.

  • Francis Kanneh
    Francis Kanneh

    The Bears should have traded for Sam Darnold so they can TANK for Spencer Rattler in 2022. They needed to do it so they can tank this year, rebuild, and go forward in 2023 when The Packers start Jordan Love, AKA Sam Darnold the turnover mess from Utah State.

  • Mitchell Apple
    Mitchell Apple

    Bart Scott didn’t watch any panther games. Teddy couldn’t throw deep at all.

  • Godson Godson
    Godson Godson

    Scott is smart he knows football way better than Jay.

  • Andre Roti
    Andre Roti

    As a jets fan, idk about franchise lmao upgrade over dalton but franchise? Lmao im dying

  • TheNrat

    Are we really acting like Sam is a great qb. Bears may we well have Mitch a a 1 year deal

  • Arthur Healy
    Arthur Healy

    Darnold would never have worked on the Bears because Nagy cannot coach QBs, needed a Veteran QB.

  • Silver Fox
    Silver Fox

    I have a great idea for Naggy and Pace. This idea would not only benefit the Bears - but it would really be great for the United States. Naggy and Pace go to China and join the CCP. Within three years China will become a third world country.

  • Estes Clan
    Estes Clan

    bigger bust than trubiski. only reason they making a story about loser Darnold is because a NY team drafted him. If Carolina drafted Darnold number one and he stunk it up like he did? NOBODY talking about him.

  • Rich Lo
    Rich Lo

    As a Bears fan I hope not..Darnold is nowhere near a franchise QB or even a starter based of course of what we have to see..maybe he will be but thats a huge risk and the Bears have been all about giving up picks for a QB and maybe it's better they don't this time

  • Tracy Gilcrest
    Tracy Gilcrest

    You just say what you want about Teddy Bridgewater but I can tell you this he will see a great quarterbacks coach I can promise you that

  • Matar Leon
    Matar Leon

    🙄 Come on fellas, Ted costs too much. I think Ryan and Naggy chose right for the price of Dalton.

  • IrvGotti

    Bart star thinks bears fans are dumbasses... we paid the duck out for Andy and Nick. There’s no cap space for teddy!!


    So let me get this straight Darnold is a top five pick two years ago as a projected franchise quarterback. The Jets decide they want a new shiny toy and draft a new franchise quarterback at number two and everybody is okay with this? WOW LMAO!

  • myko freder
    myko freder

    They could use those picks to trade up 7 or 8 picks and get a Lance or Fields, many sports talking heads will give you a good argument those guys have a much better chance of becoming a Pro Bowler than Darnold. The Darnold narrative spins around Gase not him being incompliant and he still has Russel Wilson in him.

  • Jerome Marshall
    Jerome Marshall

    I hope we go 0-16 this year

  • crandon dillard
    crandon dillard

    I've never seen a bust get this much praise in the NFL. The guy has played 3 seasons and has stunk. I get adam was a trash coach but come on. Why would we want him.

  • Kevin James
    Kevin James

    Whats the difference between Darnold and Dalton??? Neither are tier 1 or even tier 2 QBs. They arent gonna win with either.

  • crandon dillard
    crandon dillard

    Y would we pick this dude. 🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢

  • Johnny Mason
    Johnny Mason

    Bridgewater should be going to the Broncos! The Bears deserve to have the chaos they gave themselves! Maybe they can get Deshaun Watson on the cheap! Can't get any worse now can it?

  • Vaughn Thacker
    Vaughn Thacker

    I've never understood this narrative that Teddy doesn't turn the ball over. This year he threw 15 TDs to 11INTs. That's actually a really trash ratio. His career ratio is 1.47:1, league average is 1.8:1 and no one in the top third of the league is below 2:1.

  • marthkid1

    Sam Darnald going from one dysfunctional team to another won’t benefit anyone

  • The Cats Meow
    The Cats Meow

    Sam Darnold will shine with the Panthers...

  • Fifth Down Sports
    Fifth Down Sports

    Go check out my sports channel pls

  • DaLegacy Gaming
    DaLegacy Gaming

    I think Bart Scott failed to remember some dead cap on our bench in Nick Foles lol

  • Kaan Tekuzman
    Kaan Tekuzman

    Darnold is garbage

  • Jon Umber
    Jon Umber

    Ryan Pace has been awful for the Bears. They had a legitimate shot to build something there and he's squandered it.

  • Kenneth Noble K-No
    Kenneth Noble K-No

    Sam darnold is a bust. Move along

  • chicken mcthuggets
    chicken mcthuggets

    actually they used Robby in the X wide receiver role and had DJ moore stretching the field at times last year. It was jarring as someone who owned dj moore in fantasy last season

  • jk lauderdale
    jk lauderdale

    2:15 How happy is Sam Darnold? He apparently threw a going-away party to celebrate being traded for what amounts to peanuts. Not a Panthers or Jests fan, not a fan of Darnold but I *DO* think he was screwed by the Jests

  • Landis Dillard
    Landis Dillard

    6:35 I like his plan to have Bridgewater start and Dalton backup. Trade Foles to Philly.

  • Kerry Yang
    Kerry Yang

    Jay Williams is so right they just doing this to keep their job the gm and coach

  • cholhwa

    I remember the Bears started Rick Mirer one time. They do give quarterbacks a second chance. Just draft Kyle Trask or Mac Jones at the 20th overall pick. Especially, Kyle Trask is a steal.

    • Zachary Luedke
      Zachary Luedke

      I hope they don't draft Jones because he looks and sounds like nick foles but younger.

  • Gunk MasterFlex
    Gunk MasterFlex

    i agree, the bears need to go for teddy Bridgewater, but have some weapons for him!

    • Vaughn Thacker
      Vaughn Thacker

      Bridgewater is a game manager and backup. That would be another wasted spot.

  • Kent Capers
    Kent Capers

    It’s obvious that Nagy didn’t want him, since Pace does whatever Nagy wants, example, sign Nick Foles, dump Trubinsky he didn’t want to coach, sign Andy Dalton to be the starter. Nagy is now calling the plays this season, so, he can do his poor man’s KC offense. Pace isn’t going to trade for Teddy, based on the obvious elephant in the room, in my opinion.

    • Rutherford Hayes
      Rutherford Hayes

      That elephant makes the commute from Chicago to Denver every day.

  • Luis Baeza
    Luis Baeza

    Darnald trash anyways

  • David Miller
    David Miller

    Trubisky is overhated bc the expectations that were set for him & Naggy not wanting to coach him (he stopped playing to Mitch’s strengths... which is his job!) Mitch is top 10 in most stats & made the playoffs twice in his 1st 3 years. For most QBs, esp in a disfunctional franchise, & behind a bad o-line (among other roster holes), that would otherwise be considered successful.

    • Zachary Luedke
      Zachary Luedke

      ​@Rutherford Hayes when there was expectations in 2019 he seamed to fold.

    • Rutherford Hayes
      Rutherford Hayes

      There were no expectations set for Trubisky, among reasonable observers. He overperformed. Just another episode in the Bears' incompetence.

  • steven vox
    steven vox

    Darnold peaked in college with his 22 interceptions and 23 fumbles and now has a 40.1 QB rating. They are not missing out on Darnold.

  • Yo Go
    Yo Go

    This was all over espn I thought mahomes got traded

  • Juan Ogando
    Juan Ogando

    I mean he doesn’t have to be a “franchise QB” whatever that means. but he just needs to be a good football player.

  • Gee Ride
    Gee Ride

    I gave a thumbs up 55 seconds into this video. As a Bear fan that’s exactly how I feel right now. 😤😤😤😤

    • Landis Dillard
      Landis Dillard


  • Alexander Ford
    Alexander Ford

    Definitely did when they decided not to pick DeSean...

    • Jose Banuelos
      Jose Banuelos

      No kidding! I felt like 80% of the fanbase wanted him to be the pick. Wouldn’t even given it a second thought about them trading up to 2 either.

  • PrettyBoy23

    Trade Teddy to Chicago. Perfect for them if their defense is still up to par

    • Zachary Luedke
      Zachary Luedke

      @chicken mcthuggets at least dalton has thrown more than 15 tds in a year.

    • chicken mcthuggets
      chicken mcthuggets

      @Mo Fuggar teddy is basically andy dalton but likeable

    • Mo Fuggar
      Mo Fuggar

      What makes Bridgewater perfect for Chicago?

  • Wong Juan
    Wong Juan

    No because they ate going to sign Russell Wilson next year

  • Reecefresh_gets

    Maybe🤷🏽‍♂️But bears could trade up with ATL, DET, or CAR and get Fields/Lance since SF is infatuated with Mac Jones. Also bears media would’ve hated the amount of picks Car gave up lol

    • Reecefresh_gets

      @kamui Cage I said bears media. Bears media is barely happy with anything. They definitely wouldn’t have liked giving up a 2nd plus anything

    • kamui Cage
      kamui Cage

      Three picks when two of them are day 3 picks that would have been a great trade. They gave up 4 picks to trade up one spot and draft Trubisky

  • Agent Steezy
    Agent Steezy

    Darnold haters y’all been watching film? Watch this...he boutta prove y’all wrong

    • B A
      B A

      Na we don’t our job is to wake up sip a coffee then hop on social media to hate on a QB that loose 95% of his games all day long

  • Andre B
    Andre B

    Geez lol it's just Sam Darnold he isn't much of an upgrade over Andy Dalton lol seriously. I like him but come on now

  • S K
    S K

    Darnold is an above average QB

    • Rutherford Hayes
      Rutherford Hayes

      But he hasn't PROVED IT, yet.

  • Anthony Cannata
    Anthony Cannata

    Sell the team!

  • Daniel Allen
    Daniel Allen

    We’re the bears.... we always miss out on franchise QB’s

    • David Asare
      David Asare

      @Rob Zeleki I’ll have to remember to come back to this

    • Rob Zeleki
      Rob Zeleki

      this was a good move by bears. Darnold is a nobody and dalton is there just to buy time before they go after someone else

  • Chi-Town Raised
    Chi-Town Raised

    Bears been missing out on franchise QBs since 1920.

    • Unreleased Drip
      Unreleased Drip


  • Yee Glizock
    Yee Glizock

    I hope dalton proves everyone wrong, & happy bears ain’t get my QB1 Russell Wilson lol

  • Paul Schenkel
    Paul Schenkel

    Sam Darnold and some picks are heading for Houston for Deshaun Watson.

    • Rutherford Hayes
      Rutherford Hayes

      The blockbuster is Rodgers to SF. Watson will just sit for a year.

    • Tommy Parson
      Tommy Parson

      You are out of your mind

    • Mo Fuggar
      Mo Fuggar

      You don’t know do you?

    • J Th
      J Th

      Nobody wants him

  • jlv3x

    Mitchell Trubisky has had a better career than Darnold. If they traded for Darnold fans would have said they might as well have kept Trubisky.

    • David Miller
      David Miller

      @Agent Steezy It’s kind’ve deceiving to mention their age bc that’s indicative of at what age they entered the draft. Mitch only has 1 more year in the league, better stats, & 2 more playoff appearances. I’m not saying that Sam won’t be better with the Panthers, but right now he’s not & 1 year doesn’t change that.

    • Agent Steezy
      Agent Steezy

      Trubisky has been in the league longer than Darnold, is 3 years older, and been in a better situation and still didn’t accomplish much....not saying the Bears are a great situation but surely better than the Jets

  • Junior Miles
    Junior Miles

    Bears pay attention Kellon Mond don't be stupid

  • Doctor Dox
    Doctor Dox

    it starts with TED PHILLIPS

  • Clemson Tiger
    Clemson Tiger

    The Panthers missed out on a Franchise QB in TREVOR LAWRENCE

    • Tommy Parson
      Tommy Parson

      I don't care what anyone says no team plays to lose

  • Dion R
    Dion R

    Andy Dalton made the playoffs more times than Sam Darnold, which makes him better than Sam Darnold. As a matter of fact, because Sam Darnold never made the playoffs, he is a BUST.

    • Dion R
      Dion R

      @Kgosi Nong Even Trubisky is better than Darnold.

    • Kgosi Nong
      Kgosi Nong

      You really must be trolling right now

    • Dion R
      Dion R

      @Mr Anonymous1113 Dalton at least got his teams in the playoffs. Darnold missed the playoffs every season, which makes Dalton better than Darnold.

    • Mr Anonymous1113
      Mr Anonymous1113

      Andy Dalton has the same amount of playoff wins as Sam Darnold so what's your point?

    • Unreleased Drip
      Unreleased Drip


  • Daveed

    The McCaskey's and Ted Phillips Need to go!!

  • javier book shadows contributor du
    javier book shadows contributor du

    40th comment

  • Sebastian Martinez
    Sebastian Martinez

    Bears always missing

  • Dontdoittoyoself

    I never seen so much talk about a BUST in my life!

    • Z Y
      Z Y

      @Yrn Sebastian He ain’t better at QB then Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson the running back playing quarterback even in Carolina.

    • Yrn Sebastian
      Yrn Sebastian

      Watch next season

  • Gabe Mendoza
    Gabe Mendoza

    Can the media shut up already about franchise QBs? It's a marketing ploy similar to companies claiming that their product is, "all natural." How about letting the players establish themselves first. Talk about their potential to be one, don't just automatically brand them as one.

    • MultiKushie

      It’s ESPN bro what u expect?

  • Frank V
    Frank V

    They should just draft whatever QB is on the board in the first round when they pick. Whoever they get will be an improvement over what they currently have. ha ha


    People talking like this the 90`s and every team got a game QB lol

  • Dale Traverso
    Dale Traverso

    As much as I'm a Jets fan and wish the Jets could have kept Darnold if they could not get Deshaun, all these outlets talking like Darnold is greatest thing since sliced bread when he never even played a full season

    • Dale Traverso
      Dale Traverso

      @Jiordone ummm you just described any QB position with a bad offensive line.However, that's no excuse cause Deshaun Watson and Phillip Rivers had bad offensive lines for a good part of their careers and still were Pro Bowlers

    • Jiordone

      hard to stay healthy when you're under constant pressure almost every time you drop back to pass.

    • kamui Cage
      kamui Cage

      Its the potential. The Jets are a very bad team. In Carolina he at least has talent around him

  • MinePlay 512
    MinePlay 512

    The Bears could have got Watson. And there are others too. Bears Fans are so angry. Chicago needs to sack their GM.

    • Zachary Luedke
      Zachary Luedke

      @J Th I never thought the bears missed on Mahomes I just think he got put into the right situation with the cheifs where he already had a playoff team so he could sit for a year and work the kinks out in his game. The bears couldn't do that because they had mike glennon and a team coming off a 3-13 year. Watson would of been the best because he could play immediately while trubisky and mahomes were project qbs in the draft.

    • J Th
      J Th

      @Zachary Luedke if they did draft him and he did the same crime(if he’s still gullty), the bears would still be cursed. They could of taken Mahomes

    • Zachary Luedke
      Zachary Luedke

      @J Th hes talking about back in 2017 they should of drafted him.

    • J Th
      J Th

      Nobody wants Watson

    • Yash Talaulikar
      Yash Talaulikar

      Agreed. For what Ryan Pace has given Matt Nagy, he's done well. Pace is the problem. Can analyze defensive talent well, but can't draft an offensive player for his life. Nagy is not great, but he isn't as bad as people say he is. Problem is the Bears can't find a GM that can maintain a good defense AND find a franchise QB.

  • TheSonOfAGunFrom410

    Darnold sucks

  • Shannon Sharpe
    Shannon Sharpe

    I already know they're going to be talking about this non stop

  • Couch boyz
    Couch boyz

    Franchise QB?! Come on now let’s be real

    • BackStreetsBackAlright

      @kamui Cage Sam “only 23” Darnold

    • HiiDE

      Still better than Andy Dalton

    • kamui Cage
      kamui Cage

      Hes 23 and will be playing with the most talent around him in his life

  • juan rivera
    juan rivera

    Bears deserve to have a qb for picking matt trubisky over machomes and watson

    • Rutherford Hayes
      Rutherford Hayes

      Watson can't keep up with Holmes' intellect, he blunders through every investigation.

    • Mo Fuggar
      Mo Fuggar

      Mahomes for sure he’s actually won a super bowl, but Watsons only got 2 playoff wins to Trubiskys 0. Watson doesn’t have anything near the weapons he had in Houston, if he was drafted by Chicago.

    • thelegendsqb1


    • Steve Woodson
      Steve Woodson

      Fire napalm the team and started all the way over again for the singing in the rain today and tomorrow night

  • thelegendsqb1

    Ain’t nothing “franchise” about Scrub Darnold

    • Isaac Hampton
      Isaac Hampton

      @senoir butta Nagy wants to be trash and get a QB in 2022.

    • senoir butta
      senoir butta

      true but i do think he wouldve at least been better than andy, at least from a fit standpoint of what nagy wants to do

    • Isaac Hampton
      Isaac Hampton

      He’s better than Andy Dalton trash self.