Chicago Bears: How to take a shot and trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

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A bombshell report has the San Francisco 49ers and Tom Brady holding mutual interest. Should the Chicago Bears get involved?

NFL Free Agency hasn’t even begun yet, but fans have been getting their fair share of rumors, reports and chatter. Most of the talks have come outside of Halas Hall thus far, but that shouldn’t surprise anyone. Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace is notorious for keeping any and all offseason plans under wraps.

However, there are several storylines to watch which could influence what Pace does over the next couple of months during free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft.

One of the most notable names to watch, of course, is Tom Brady and his first time testing the free agent waters. To this point, it’s been “all business” between the New England Patriots and Brady, but we all know that could end up being yet another round of fluff with the greatest quarterback of all time coming back to the only franchise he’s ever known.

Or, he could find himself on another Super Bowl contender.

It sounds crazy at first, but the San Francisco 49ers are coming off a season which saw them in the Super Bowl. With Brady, they would have a real shot to get back there next season.

The only problem standing in their way of Brady is his former backup and current starter Jimmy Garoppolo. So, what happens with Jimmy G?

Some have thought about the potential of a Brady-Garoppolo swap with Brady being signed and traded. What a story that would be.

If Garoppolo doesn’t go to New England, or if the Niners explore other options, what about throwing your name in the hat if you were Ryan Pace?

Just for the heck of it, let’s explore a couple of avenues for the Bears to end up with Garoppolo.