The Bears were able to beat the Vikings this week with Chase Daniel filling in for an injured Mitch Trubisky. That win was especially reassuring considering that the Bears may have to go a little longer without their Pro Bowl QB.
According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Trubisky is considered "doubtful" for Chicago's game against Oakland in London next week. He suffered an injury on his non-throwing shoulder on the Bears' opening drive against Minnesota.
Fortunately for the Bears, Chase Daniel proved up to the task. He was efficient with the ball, completing over 73-percent of his passes for 195 yards and a touchdown in a 16-6 win.
Per Rapoport's report, Chicago expects to learn today if Trubisky can return after their Week 6 bye.
Trubisky was actually in the midst of a down season at the time of his injury. Through his first two games, Trubisky recorded under 60-percent completion with a passer rating of 70 or worse.
A strong showing against the winless Washington Redskins helped boost his season averages though. But he was still sacked several times and had an interception in a 31-15 win.
If Chase Daniel continues to lead Chicago to wins while Trubisky is recovering, who knows if he'll get his job back?