Justin Fields RUMORS & NEWS

Justin Fields

Position Quarterback
Height 6'3"
Weight 228 lbs
Birthplace Kennesaw, Georgia
Current Team Ohio State
  • The one free agent wide receiver the Bears must sign for Justin Fields

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears are entering the 2021 NFL season with a lot more excitement than they have had over the last couple of years. Gone are the days of wondering whether or not Mitchell Trubisky would finally turn things around. Trubisky left town this offseason in free agency to become..." May 13

  • Matt Nagy realizes Bears need to have 'successful entry plan' for QB Justin Fields

    NFL.com "When the Chicago Bears signed quarterback Andy Dalton?, the veteran QB let it be known he was told by team brass he would be the starter. However, that anticipation was altered when the Bears traded up and picked Ohio State's Justin Fields in the..." May 13

  • An exclusive look inside the tension, elation of Bears’ draft room

    The Athletic "The flurry of phone activity that began the morning of the first day of the NFL draft ceased, at least momentarily. The televisions inside the draft room at Halas Hall were already turned down. Other conversations died down. The Bears were on hold. All 20 eyes in the room fixated on..." May 12

  • Bears QBs coach: Justin Fields has been “very coachable” so far

    Chicago Sun-Times "It will be apparent when it’s time to start quarterback Justin Fields — whenever that may be — Bears quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo said. “Like [head coach Matt Nagy] said, I think we’ll all know when it’s Justin’s time to go win a football..." May 12

  • Justin Jefferson wasn't surprised by Justin Fields rumors: 'We have to build on for after Kirk' Cousins

    The Sports Rush "The Vikings drafted LSU WR Justin Jefferson in the 1st round of the draft last year and was a force ever since he stepped on the field. Jefferson and QB Kirk Cousins were one of the NFL’s most dynamic quarterback-wide receiver duos last season. But despite that, Jefferson..." May 12

  • Mayy Nagy not deterred by two Justin Fields games that led to criticism

    Larry Brown Sports "Justin Fields had an outstanding season with Ohio State last year, but it was far from perfect. There were two games in particular that raised concern for many NFL scouts and team officials, but Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy doesn’t seem overly concerned about them. Fields..." May 11

  • Matt Nagy needs to take a leap of faith and start Justin Fields from day 1

    The Athletic "When asked when the right time to start rookie quarterback Justin Fields will be, Bears head coach Matt Nagy responded with, “I promise you every single person will know, including Justin, when it’s the right time, and that’s naturally how it..." May 10

  • Bears QB Justin Fields already getting love in Chicago

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears selected Justin Fields with the 11th overall pick in last month’s 2021 NFL Draft as they nabbed their hopeful QB1 of the future. The team ultimately traded up from 20th to get Fields, who was one of the top quarterback prospects in this draft..." May 08

  • Justin Fields Didn’t Look Happy At All Getting Call From Matt Nagy Telling Him Bears Were Drafting Him

    Total Pro Sports "The Chicago Bears made one of the biggest moves of the 2021 NFL Draft last Thursday when they traded up from the No. 20 spot to the No. 11 spot in the first round to draft Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. It was a move that gave the fan base something to be excited about for the..." May 08

  • Justin Fields Already Working Out With Bears WR Marquise Goodwin

    Heavy "Justin Fields wasn’t kidding. When the rookie quarterback for the Chicago Bears said he was ready to get to work, he certainly meant it. One week after landing in the Windy City, Fields has gone viral for his intense workouts, and now, it looks like he’s already..." May 08

  • Vikings Discussed Trading Up For Justin Fields

    Pro Football Rumors "Justin Fields will begin his NFL career in the NFC North, with the Bears having traded up to land the Ohio State passer with hopes of ending their run of quarterback struggles. But one of Chicago’s top rivals was monitoring this situation. After seeing Fields drop past the..." May 07

  • NFL GM: Panthers Should Have Drafted Justin Fields Despite Having Sam Darnold

    Bleacher Report "The Carolina Panthers have put their faith in Sam Darnold under center, having exercised his fifth-year option for 2023 after trading to acquire him from the New York Jets. But one NFL general manager thinks the team should have considered another option—namely drafting Ohio..." May 07

  • Here's why Panthers passed on Justin Fields, other quarterbacks at 2021 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "When the 2021 NFL Draft found its way to the Carolina Panthers' No. 8 pick on Thursday, quarterbacks Justin Fields and Mac Jones were still available. There was much ballyhoo ahead of the draft that if the right signal-caller remained, the Panthers would select him despite having..." May 05

  • Can Justin Fields, Trey Lance, or Mac Jones be Week 1 starters?

    The Score "This year's NFL draft was dominated by speculation about where the top quarterbacks might land. With the draft behind us, the real controversies begin. The Bears, 49ers, and Patriots all spent their first-round picks on a quarterback, with the first two teams..." May 04

  • Bears coach Matt Nagy’s plan for Justin Fields, Andy Dalton’s value and more: 5 takeaways

    The Athletic "Alex Smith had the best season of his career in his last with the Chiefs. He set career highs in 2017 with 26 touchdown passes, 4,042 yards and a 104.7 passer rating. Advanced measurements liked what he did, too. His 65.1 QBR and 7.65 adjusted net yards/attempt also were career-best..." May 04

  • Bears HC Matt Nagy drops hint on when Justin Fields will see action

    Clutch Points "The NFL world will anticipate Justin Fields’ debut for the Chicago Bears in the 2021 season. In Chicago, Fields can learn the ropes in the pros from veteran quarterbacks in Andy Dalton and Nick Foles. With those two seasoned vets in front of him right now in the quarterback..." May 02

  • Bears quarterback Justin Fields opens up about epilepsy diagnosis for the first time

    USA Today "Former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields said Friday that he was first diagnosed with epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures, in the ninth grade, but that it has not limited his career. “It has had zero effect on football,” he said. Fields..." April 30

  • Eddie Jackson Disrespects Mitch Trubisky, Andy Dalton, And Nick Foles By Saying Bears Finally Got a ‘Real QB’

    NBC Chicago "The Chicago Bears drafting Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields has the city overcome with joy. Fans celebrated on Twitter, fans broke out in cheers at the White Sox game and Bears players were also celebrating. And Eddie Jackson is thrilled and maybe a bit..." April 30

  • Justin Fields Can Save Chicago Bears From QB Hell

    Bleacher Report "The Chicago Bears entered the first round of the 2021 NFL draft in a rough spot. The team had a massive hole at the game's most important position, a hole the Bears tried (and failed) to fill with an impact player earlier in the offseason. But thanks in part to backing into the..." April 30

  • Is Justin Fields the Most Important Chicago Athlete Since Michael Jordan?

    The Big Lead "The Chicago Bears traded up to take Justin Fields with the 11th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. This is not the most important thing to happen in the history of Chicago sports, but you'd be forgiven if you thought it seemed that way. It is basically the biggest thing to..." April 30

  • Bears GM: 'Andy Dalton Is Our Starter' Despite Trade Up to Pick Justin Fields

    Total Pro Sports "Last month, Andy Dalton addressed reporters via a video conference call after signing a one-year, $10 million contract with Chicago and revealing the team told him he’d be their starting quarterback. “They told me I was the starter,” Dalton said. “That was one..." April 30

  • Bears Trade Up To Draft Justin Fields At No. 11 Overall

    CBS Boston "There’s been a whole lot of smoke surrounding the Patriots’ interest in Justin Fields over the past several weeks. But New England won’t be landing the former Ohio State quarterback. Fields was instead drafted by the Chicago Bears, who sent a significant haul to the..." April 29

  • 2021 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Ohio State QB Justin Fields

    Yahoo! Sports "Ohio State QB Justin Fields 6-foot-3, 227 pounds Yahoo Sports draft grade: 6.25 — possible immediate starter TL;DR scouting report: High-level traits give Fields the chance to be..." April 28

  • Patriots targeting Justin Fields, reached out to Falcons about No. 4 pick

    Yardbarker "The New England Patriots have not made a top-four pick in the draft since 1994 when they selected Willie McGinest fourth overall. That could change this week. According to The Athletic's Jeff Howe, the Patriots appear to be targeting Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields and have..." April 28

  • 2021 NFL Draft first-round locks: A look at 27 prospects sure to hear their names called on Day 1

    CBS Sports "The consensus among teams I have chatted with is that there are around 16 players who are definitely worthy of a first-round grade in this draft. As we all know, 32 will be selected Thursday night. The exact list of those 15-17 players varies by the team, in order and constitution,..." April 28

  • NFL Draft prospects 2021: The top 10 quarterbacks, ranked from Trevor Lawrence to Feleipe Franks

    Sporting News "Quarterback is always the most talked-about position leading up to the draft, but things have been taken to the next level this year. It's a lock that at least five QBs will go in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, and it's possible all five — Trevor..." April 28

  • Can Justin Fields be the Ohio State QB who finally succeeds in NFL?

    The Athletic "The most successful NFL quarterback Ohio State ever produced went undrafted back when the draft was 12 rounds. Mike Tomczak survived 15 seasons in the league, primarily as a backup, and retired with more interceptions than touchdowns. He had a career passer rating of..." April 27

  • Kyle Shanahan comfortable drafting 5 different QBs with No. 3 pick

    ESPN "Three weeks after the San Francisco 49ers' bold trade up to the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft, coach Kyle Shanahan said the team was already comfortable enough to draft three of the top five quarterbacks but the team could "get there" with Nos. 4 and 5. Over the past..." April 26

  • Patriots believed to be targeting Ohio State QB Justin Fields in possible top-10 trade

    Boston Herald "According to the NFL Network, the Patriots have had exploratory trade talks with teams in the top 10 of the draft. According to those teams, the Pats are hoping to move up to draft Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. “The Patriots have been calling around in the top..." April 26

  • Justin Fields told NFL teams he is managing epilepsy

    49ers Webzone "Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL Network are reporting that Justin Fields of Ohio State is managing epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures. While the report may be news to fans, the NFL insiders state that the quarterback had already informed teams of the..." April 21

  • 3 best destinations for Justin Fields in 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "Justin Fields knows that the quarterback position commonly dominates the first round of most NFL drafts, regardless of if they are first-round material. This year’s draft is no different, with five QB’s likely to go in the top 20 picks, with the potential for others to slide in..." April 20

  • 49ers Won't Draft Justin Fields at No. 3, Will Take Mac Jones or Trey Lance

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco 49ers will have plenty of options on the board with the No. 3 pick of the 2021 NFL draft, but Michael Lombardi of The Athletic told The Wrap Saturday that Justin Fields will not be the pick: "If it's not Mac Jones,..." April 18

  • Did Justin Fields emulate Matt Ryan at pro day for Kyle Shanahan?

    Larry Brown Sports "We knew that Justin Fields’ Wednesday showcase was largely for coach Kyle Shanahan and the San Francisco 49ers, but Fields certainly appeared to do some extra things to catch Shanahan’s eye. On Monday, it was reported that Fields was working on specific..." April 14

  • NFL GM believes Justin Fields could be better than Trevor Lawrence

    The Athletic "After the NFL scouting combine last year, a general manager projected the first 10 picks in the 2020 draft, successfully matching the first six players to the teams that selected them. Eight of the players projected to go in the top 10 were selected that early. Nine were selected..." April 14

  • Throw Those Justin Fields Takes on the Ground Because He's Not Going to Be Part of Your System

    The Big Lead "One truism that's become even more true as the sports and entertainment landscape has stretched toward infinity in recent years is how there's a paralysis by analysis. The forest tends to get lost for the trees as there's a reward system in place for anyone willing to say something..." April 14

  • Panthers OC Joe Brady will be at Justin Fields Pro Day Wednesday

    USA Today "Sam Darnold may be the Panthers’ projected starting quarterback for 2021. The team hasn’t ruled out drafting another one, though. Today, Carolina is sending two important offensive personnel to watch Ohio State QB Justin Fields throw at his second Pro Day. According..." April 14

  • 49ers are close with Justin Fields’ QB coach, who now works with Trey Lance, too

    The Athletic "Kyle Shanahan calls John Beck all the time these days. It’s not to catch up on old times. Beck, 39, was a backup quarterback in Washington in 2010-11 when Shanahan ran the team’s offense and the two have remained close. These days, Beck is better known as the private..." April 14

  • Falcons, Broncos, Jets To Attend Justin Fields’ Second Pro Day

    Pro Football Rumors "The key figures in the Falcons’ new power structure each attended Justin Fields‘ initial pro day late last month. The team will send three staffers to Columbus for the quarterback’s second pro day Wednesday, Albert Breer of SI.com tweets. GM Terry..." April 13

  • For the NY Jets, it's Zach Wilson or Justin Fields

    The Sports Daily "We are roughly two weeks away from the 2021 NFL Draft, and the New York Jets are going to determine what happens with the rest of the top five picks. The choice is between quarterbacks Zach Wilson and Justin Fields.  The answer, is a whole other debate. Wilson and..." April 12

  • 49ers, Patriots to Attend Justin Fields's Second Pro Day Workout

    SI "With plenty of intrigue surrounding former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, NFL teams are turning a keen eye toward his second pro day workout. Among the clubs who will be in attendance? The 49ers and the Patriots. According to SI's Albert Breer, San..." April 12

  • Why Justin Fields’ historic test score is a big deal

    Sportsnaut "Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields has long been considered the No. 2 signal-caller behind Trevor Lawrence in the 2021 class, but ahead of the NFL Draft, his stock has dropped in a big way. It’s gotten to the point where Fields may be the fifth QB selected..." April 10

  • John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan expected to attend Justin Fields' 2nd pro day

    The Score "San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan are expected to observe Justin Fields' second pro day April 14, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The 49ers duo was absent from the Ohio State quarterback's first pro day March 30..." April 07

  • Who Benefits From a Negative Justin Fields Narrative?

    The Big Lead "NFL draft season is a strange time to be a fan and to be a member of the media covering the sport. The college games featuring the top prospects who many hope will change the fate of their professional franchise were played months ago. The tape is unchanged. And yet every year, those of us..." April 07

  • Patriots’ Elaborate Scheme to Land Justin Fields

    Heavy "The New England Patriots need a QB, and Ohio State’s Justin Fields is one of the best in this year’s draft. What lengths would Bill Belichick go to land him? Fields has been considered the second or third best QB prospect for the better part of a year..." April 06

  • 2021 NFL Draft prospect rankings: Quarterbacks

    The Score "Trevor Lawrence  Key stats: 69.2 completion percentage, 3,153 passing yards, 24 TDs, 5 INTs, 8 rushing TDs There's a reason Lawrence is heralded as a generational prospect and a shoo-in for the No. 1 overall selection. The kid has all the tools to succeed in..." April 05

  • Justin Fields, Trey Lance Considering Holding Second Pro Days?

    Pro Football Rumors "In moving up to No. 3 overall, the 49ers shook up the draft late last month. They revealed the move was for a quarterback, and Kyle Shanahan added that he is already comfortable with three passers in this draft. The fifth-year San Francisco HC added that he could get there with..." April 03

  • Dan Orlovsky clarifies NFL Draft comments on Justin Fields

    Larry Brown Sports "Dan Orlovsky posted a video on Twitter Thursday to clarify his NFL Draft comments about Justin Fields. Fields had his Pro Day workout this week, which resulted in plenty of chatter about the Ohio State quarterback prospect. Orlovsky, who is a former NFL quarterback and now serves as a..." April 01

  • ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky faces heat for Justin Fields ‘last guy in, first guy out’ report

    New York Post "Justin Fields entered the 2020 season as the no-brainer second-best quarterback prospect behind Trevor Lawrence, and had another excellent year leading Ohio State to the national championship game. But in the weeks and months leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft, he has curiously started..." April 01

  • Justin Fields: I think I’m different from past Ohio State quarterbacks

    NBC Washington "By almost all accounts, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is expected to be an early first-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. The 21-year-old has an extraordinarily strong arm, is incredibly tough and has unnatural speed for his 6-foot-3, 227-pound frame. However, one question..." March 31

  • Justin Fields Is the Only Correct Choice for San Francisco 49ers at No. 3

    Bleacher Report "Don't overthink this, San Francisco 49ers. Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is the obvious choice after you traded up for the third overall pick in April's NFL draft.  As soon as the 49ers completed the deal with the Miami Dolphins, speculation ran..." March 30


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