Bears not yet ready to name starting quarterback against Packers

Nick Foles (hip) and Mitchell Trubisky (shoulder) are recovering from injuries.
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By 670 The Score

(670 The Score) The Bears on Monday weren't yet ready to name a starting quarterback between Nick Foles and Mitchell Trubisky for their game at the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

The Bears are still working through the health of both Foles (hip) and Trubisky (right shoulder) before committing to a starter, coach Matt Nagy said. The team held a light workout Monday at Halas Hall and will return to its full practice schedule Wednesday, when a starting quarterback must be named.

Nagy declined to offer injury updates on Foles, Trubisky and the Bears' other injured players. Foles has been the Bears' starting quarterback since replacing Trubisky during a game at Atlanta on Sept. 27.

Trubisky has completed 59.3% of his passes for 560 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions in three starts this season. He suffered an injury to his right shoulder on a rushing play during the Bears' loss at Soldier Field on Nov. 1 in his first and only action since being benched.

Trubisky, 26, had surgery ruled out by respected surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache in a visit to Los Angeles earlier in November. He's playing the final season of his rookie contract and is set to become an unrestricted free agent in 2021.

Foles made his first start for the Bears on Oct. 4. He has completed 65% of his passes for 1,852 yards, 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Chicago is 2-5 in Foles' seven starts.

Foles suffered a hip/glute injury during the final drive of the Bears' 19-13 loss to the Vikings on Nov. 16, which was their last game. Third-stringer Tyler Bray took over at quarterback with Trubisky inactive for that game.

Chris Emma covers the Bears, Chicago’s sports scene and more for 670TheScore.com. Follow him on Twitter @CEmma670.