8 Packers rivals likely heading out of the division in 2024

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2. Justin Fields, QB, Chicago Bears

I think Justin Fields leaving Chicago this offseason is just about a foregone conclusion. The Bears hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft for the second consecutive year. In the 2023 NFL Draft, they obviously passed on the chance to draft rookie sensation C.J. Stroud in order to trade back and get more picks and wide receiver DJ Moore.

Having DJ Moore is nice, but you can't help but wonder if Bears GM Ryan Poles hasn't kicked himself a time or two for passing on a prospect as good as Stroud.

He's probably going into this offseason thinking he's not making the same mistake again now that he's got a mulligan. The Bears hired Shane Waldron as their new offensive coordinator, and a change at OC is the perfect time to move off of Fields, who has probably increased his value enough that the Bears could get a decent haul in a trade.

So, the catch-22 here is that the Packers will be rid of Fields, but USC quarterback Caleb Williams is probably about to enter the picture. He is projected to go No. 1 overall and has the potential to become the franchise QB the Bears have been waiting for.