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What to do with Mitch Trubisky in the Wild Card round of the 2021 NFL playoffs

We go over the fantasy football and DFS outlook of Mitch Trubisky ahead of the Bears Wild Card matchup against the Saints in the 2021 NFL Playoffs.

 Mitchell Trubisky #10 of the Chicago Bears rolls out to look for a receiver against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on January 03, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 35-16. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Out of all the starting quarterbacks in the second half of the season, Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has been one of the better value play in DFS. He helped the Bears score 30-plus points three-straight games, before last week’s clunker against Green Bay. What will he do in his second-ever playoff start? Let’s break it down below.

Fantasy Football analysis: Bears QB Mitch Trubisky, $5300

Heading into Super Wild Card Weekend, Mitch Trubisky is one of the lower-priced starting quarterbacks. The only other starting quarterbacks valued lower than Trubisky are Alex Smith ($5100), John Wolford ($4900), and Taylor Heinicke ($4100). The former first-round pick had a good streak of games, where he scored 25, 14.5, and 24.6 fantasy points at an average reasonable price tag ($5600).

However, last week, he had one of his lowest scoring performances with 11.3 fantasy points against the Green Bay Packers. On Sunday afternoon, he’ll be facing a Saints defense that is only giving up 234.9 passing yards per game and is ranked seventh against QBs (OPRK).

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Sit — Mitch Trubisky