Oddsmakers say Nick Foles is the favorite to start the Bears’ 2021 opener

Foles, at 2/1, is currently favored to be the Bears’ Week 1 starter next season, according to Sports Betting Dime. Mitch Trubisky is listed at 5/2.

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Nick Foles might be back next season, too. At least according to oddsmakers.

Nick Foles might be back next season, too. At least according to oddsmakers.

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The Bears are keeping everyone else, so why not Nick Foles. At least that’s how the oddsmakers see it.

Foles, at 2/1, is currently favored to be the Bears’ Week 1 starter next season, according to Sports Betting Dime. Mitch Trubisky is listed at 5/2.

SBD is also laying odds of 15/1 that Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees and Philip Rivers will not be starters when the 2021 season begins.

ODDS TO BE STARTING QB WEEK 1 OF 2021 NFL SEASON

Bears

1. NICK FOLES: 2/1 (+200)

2. MITCH TRUBISKY: 5/2 (+250)

3. FIELD: 8/5 (+160)

Lions

1. MATTHEW STAFFORD: 4/9 (-225)

2. RYAN FITZPATRICK: 19/1 (+1900)

3. CHASE DANIEL: 30/1 (+3000)

4. JAMEIS WINSTON: 32/1 (+3200)

5. TREY LANCE: 50/1 (+5000)

6. FIELD: 9/2 (+450)

Packers

1. AARON RODGERS: 1/9 (-900)

2. JORDAN LOVE: 24/1 (+2400)

3. FIELD: 19/1 (+1900)

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