Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky's status is trending downward heading into tomorrow's Thanksgiving Day game against the Detroit Lions.
Trubisky suffered a shoulder injury during Sunday night's win over the Minnesota Vikings. It doesn't appear serious, and has been reported to be a bruise, but it looks like he won't play on Thursday.
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, it is "more than likely" that backup quarterback Chase Daniel gets the nod against the Lions.
ESPN's Adam Schefter has further details, as it seems like Trubisky won't even be active against Detroit.
Considering Trubisky probably could have played if the game was on Sunday, it is worth noting how absurd it is for the NFL to give the Bears a Sunday night game before a Thursday afternoon game. It is a short week for the Lions as well but that quick of a turnaround seems to be too much.
Daniel has played in three games this season for Chicago, but has yet to attempt a pass. He last completed a pass in an NFL game in 2016 as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Daniel's two career starts came with the Kansas City Chiefs, one in 2013 and one in 2014.