Justin Fields RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bears' Justin Fields continues to improve; Packers' Aaron Rodgers impressed

    ESPN "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers recognized what’s become apparent about Justin Fields, despite the Chicago Bears being officially eliminated from postseason contention with their sixth straight loss Sunday. “They've got a..." December 05

  • Inside Chicago Bears QB Justin Fields' journey with epilepsy

    ESPN "Justin Fields regained consciousness in the back of the ambulance with no recollection of what had happened. All he remembered from that morning in ninth grade was feeling "a little bit off" as he headed to Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Georgia. Sitting in health..." November 30

  • Justin Fields 'Long Shot' to Play for Bears vs. Jets with Shoulder Injury

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields is considered a "long shot" to play Sunday's game against the New York Jets due to a left shoulder injury, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo. Fields, who has been limited in practice all week, will..." November 27

  • Justin Fields questionable vs. Jets with injury to non-throwing shoulder

    The Score "Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields is questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Jets due to a non-throwing shoulder injury. "He's feeling better every single day," head coach Matt Eberflus said Friday, according to Adam Jahns of The..." November 25

  • Justin Fields has already won over the Bears locker room

    The Athletic "Dominique Robinson wasn’t expecting Justin Fields to apologize Sunday. After all, Fields has been Da Man for Da Bears over the past month, a one-man show giving hope to the hopeless. And he was balling as usual in Atlanta, at least until the end. So when..." November 24

  • Justin Fields injury update: 'Basically an AC joint injury,' uncertain for Week 12 vs. Jets

    CBS Sports "Over the past several weeks, arguably no NFL quarterback has had more on his shoulders than Justin Fields. Ironically, the Bears quarterback suffered a shoulder injury Sunday that has resulted in coach Matt Eberflus has labeling him as day-to-day Monday. Hours later, NFL..." November 23

  • Justin Fields suffered dislocated shoulder, uncertain for Week 12 vs. Jets

    CBS Sports "Over the past several weeks, arguably no NFL quarterback has had more on his shoulders than Justin Fields. Ironically, the Bears quarterback suffered a shoulder injury Sunday that has resulted in coach Matt Eberflus has labeling him as day-to-day on Monday. However, Eberflus also did not..." November 21

  • Jaquan Brisker demands NFL refs give Justin Fields same respect as other QBs

    NBC Sports Chicago "Justin Fields might not say it, but Jaquan Brisker has no problem pointing out that the Bears quarterback doesn't get the same respect from the officials that almost every other quarterback gets. The Bears' young quarterback takes a lot of late hits, especially when sliding...." November 21

  • LeSean McCoy: Justin Fields Can't Throw, No Top Receivers Will Want to Play With Him

    The Big Lead "Justin Fields has found his rhythm in the NFL and the Chicago Bears are finally using him the right way. The sophomore QB shook off a brutal start to the season and has turned in four weeks of quality performances, powered by a newfound freedom to tuck and run whenever he..." November 17

  • Justin Fields: Legs felt heavy, so “tapering back” in practice

    CBS Chicago "Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields is coming off a historic stretch of rushing performances. CBS 2's Matt Zahn has more on the QB who is still practicing, but lightening his load. Justin Fields says he'll be tapering back a bit at practice this week, maybe..." November 17

  • Dan Campbell: Justin Fields' skillset a combination of 3 top QBs

    CBS Sports "Ever since they returned from their mini-bye following a "Thursday Night Football" loss to the Washington Commanders, the Chicago Bears have pivoted their offense to being focused around the unique skillset of quarterback Justin Fields.  Across three..." November 10

  • Justin Fields' running ability has opened up his full arsenal of talents

    The Score "Justin Fields is playing like the star quarterback the Chicago Bears hoped for when they made him the 11th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Fields broke Michael Vick's rushing record for a quarterback in a regular-season game Sunday, highlighting how much of a threat he's been on..." November 09

  • Lamar Jackson, Justin Fields both on pace to top 1,000 rushing yards

    Pro Football Talk "A 1,000-yard rushing season is an extraordinarily rare accomplishment for a quarterback. But this year, two different quarterbacks may achieve it. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and Bears quarterback Justin Fields are both on pace to run for more than 1,000 yards in..." November 08

  • Bears' Justin Fields sets QB record with 178 rushing yards vs. Dolphins

    NFL.com "Justin Fields' promising second season has itself a historic chapter following the Bears quarterback's latest performance on Sunday. With 178 rushing yards in a losing effort against the Miami Dolphins, Fields set the NFL record for rushing yards by a QB in a single..." November 07

  • What new Bears receiver Chase Claypool can do for Justin Fields and the offense

    The Athletic "On the first play of the game Sunday, the Bears called a deep shot. The No. 1 running team in the league had fullback Khari Blasingame on the field. A deep ball would be unexpected. “The first play was something we thought we could take advantage..." November 03

  • With Bears QB Justin Fields improving, GM adds weapon in WR Chase Claypool

    ESPN "Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles' first two moves ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline marked the end of his roster teardown. Out went two veteran defenders who did not fit into the Bears' long-term plans -- defensive end Robert Quinn and linebacker Roquan..." November 03

  • How the Bears finally built an offense that suits Justin Fields

    The Athletic "It took 17 starts and two Bears regimes, but Justin Fields now looks like he might avoid becoming the latest example of a young quarterback failed by a bad environment. Though there are plenty of passers whose failures fall squarely on them, it’s a..." November 02

  • Can Cowboys pressure Justin Fields, beat the Bears and enter bye week 6-2?

    The Athletic "When the schedule-makers released the 2022 edition, a few things quickly jumped out. The Cowboys would play the NFC North and the AFC South, but they would also deal with first-place problems in playing the winners of the other NFC divisions (Tampa Bay and the Los..." October 28

  • Designed runs for Justin Fields help Bears unlock offensive potential

    ESPN "Devin McCourty had seen this before. The way the Chicago Bears utilized quarterback Justin Fields in a 33-14 win over the Patriots on Sunday night reminded the veteran safety of another QB who had run all over New England’s defense a month..." October 27

  • Is Bears QB Justin Fields holding the ball too long?

    The Athletic "When it comes to Justin Fields and the improvements he needs to make, Bears coach Matt Eberflus has been very consistent with his evaluation of the young quarterback. The Bears’ review of every player during their mini-bye week didn’t change his..." October 19

  • Matt Eberflus believes Justin Fields took a step forward in Bears’ brutal loss

    Yahoo! Sports "The optimism surrounding the Bears’ encouraging Week 5 loss was short-lived as Chicago put up a stinker in their 12-7 defeat to the Commanders on Thursday Night Football. Quarterback Justin Fields had another rough outing, where he was under duress all night and didn’t get..." October 14

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Under Fire For Making Racial Comparison Of Bears QB Justin Fields

    Side Action "Justin Fields is smack dab in the middle of a sophomore slump. The frustration with the young QB came to a head on Thursday night for former NFL veteran signal-caller Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is now working as an analyst for Prime’s Thursday night broadcast. Fields went 14-of-27..." October 14

  • Justin Fields, Bears' struggling passing game looking for answers

    ESPN "As the Chicago Bears prepare to travel to face the division-leading Minnesota Vikings on Sunday (1 p.m. ET, Fox), quarterback Justin Fields just wants to find a way to win. It doesn't matter how or what the stastitics say, "as long as we win,..." October 05

  • Matt Eberflus confident Justin Fields’ pocket presence will improve

    Pro Football Talk "Bears quarterback Justin Fields has been sacked on 19.3 percent of his dropbacks this season, by far the worst in the NFL. That needs to improve in a hurry. Bears coach Matt Eberflus is confident it will improve, but he thinks it’s going to take time. " October 04

  • Inside Bears QB Justin Fields’ struggles in pass game but hope in play-action

    The Athletic "On the first play of the Bears’ 23-20 win over the Texans on Sunday, Justin Fields and Sam Mustipher botched the quarterback-center exchange. Six plays later, after a play fake to David Montgomery, Fields tripped over the running back, ruining..." September 28

  • Justin Fields knows he must play better, but how patient will the Bears be?

    The Athletic "My question could have been phrased better to quarterback Justin Fields. But I thought some context was needed after hearing him rip himself for what he did in the Bears’ win against the Texans on Sunday. Jahns: “Justin, how do you balance this game against this..." September 27

  • Why Bears’ Justin Fields is taking control of his message and showing more personality

    The Athletic "Justin Fields didn’t want to talk to the media Sunday night after the Bears’ 27-10 loss to the Packers in Green Bay. Can you blame him? Wednesday, though, felt different from the moment he sat down in the media room of Halas..." September 22

  • Justin Fields clarifies himself after fans got angry over supposed diss

    Clutch Points "After a strong start to the season for Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears, things have quickly begun to fall apart. Fields and the Bears struggled to get anything going against the Green Bay Packers in their Week 2 loss, and the Bears fans let Fields and the offense have it for their..." September 21

  • Young Bears Justin Fields and Kyler Gordon are struggling, but context matters

    The Athletic "On third-and-9 from the Bears’ 22 early in the third quarter Sunday night in Green Bay, receiver Equanimeous St. Brown quickly beat the jam of Packers cornerback Eric Stokes and took off down the field. He was wide open — as in 78-yard..." September 20

  • Did Bears get hosed on Justin Fields play at goal line?

    Larry Brown Sports "Did the Chicago Bears get hosed on a call at the goal line late on “Sunday Night Football”? That’s what many are wondering. The Bears had a 4th-and-goal at the Green Bay 1-yard line down 24-10 with about eight minutes left in the game. Justin Fields lined up in..." September 19

  • Bears QB Justin Fields gets honest on being passed on by 49ers in 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The 2021 NFL Draft was quite a franchise-altering one for multiple teams across the league, including the Chicago Bears. In need of a quarterback after they decided to part ways with Mitchell Trubisky, the Bears opted to trade up to the No. 11 pick in the draft and select Fields...." September 08

  • Domonique Foxworth: Justin Fields Should Demand a Trade

    NBC Sports Chicago "The national media hasn't shined the spotlight away from the Chicago Bears this off-season. If anything, the light's gotten brighter.  "Justin Fields should demand a d--n trade," ex-NFL cornerback and ESPN analyst, Dominique Foxworth..." September 08

  • Scouts assess Justin Fields, Roquan Smith and the rest of the roster

    The Athletic "At the dawn of a new season and a new era in Bears football, many of their fans are optimistic about how the team will fare in 2022. Three talent evaluators who work for NFL teams — we will refer to them as Scout A, Scout B and Scout C — are less..." September 08

  • Why some believe Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields will bounce back after rookie struggles

    ESPN "As Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields was struggling through his debut as an NFL starter against the Browns last Sept. 26, his father, Pablo, went to a concessions stand in Cleveland's FirstEnergy Stadium. A self-proclaimed "nervous wreck" during..." August 31

  • Young QBs Flash Potential In NFL Preseason

    Bleacher Report "The NFL preseason is a like a good movie (or television) trailer. Its entire purpose is to get everyone excited for the actual event. For professional football, the precursor to the regular season leaves fans wanting more, as it should. Eventually, all the starters will be on the..." August 28

  • Justin Fields, Bears get real on Soldier Field’s brutal condition

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears defeated the Kansas City Chiefs by a final score of 19-14 in their preseason opener. However, Chicago’s field was in rather questionable condition. Soldier Field’s condition even led the NFL Players Association president to blast the..." August 13

  • Bears preseason opener: 5 questions ahead of Justin Fields’ 2022 debut

    The Athletic "Not long after he was hired as head coach, Matt Eberflus sat down with Harrison Freid, the Bears’ director of research and analysis, to go over head-coaching decisions. “We must have had 20 sessions talking about end of game, when to throw the challenge flag, when not..." August 12

  • Veteran WR Options to Help Justin Fields, Desperate Bears

    Bleacher Report "When Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields drops back to pass this season, he'll be throwing to... Wait, there's... Um, what about... Who's that again? August 11

  • Bears’ Justin Fields expected to benefit from offseason work, new offense

    The Athletic "Matt Eberflus just had to be sure. So as Eberflus was preparing to take over as Bears head coach during the offseason, he called his quarterback-proficient coaching friends around the NFL to get their perspective on Justin Fields. Eberflus, who spent his first..." August 10

  • Realistic Expectations for Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and Other 2nd-Year NFL QBs

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL preseason kicked off Thursday night with the annual Hall of Fame Game. While second-year Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence didn't see the field, he will be a player to follow throughout preseason and regular-season action. He isn't the only..." August 07

  • Chicago is going all out with intriguing Justin Fields strategy in Bears’ first preseason game

    Clutch Points "Watch out for Justin Fields right out of the gate in the 2022 NFL preseason. According to Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus, Fields will be part of the team’s starting unit on Aug. 13 preseason contest against AFC heavyweights Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier..." August 03

  • N’Keal Harry Already Showing Off His Bad Hands By Causing A Justin Fields’ Interception In Practice

    Total Pro Sports "The New England Patriots fan base have seen this quite a bit. Former first-round pick N’Keal Harry is looking to make a good first impression at Chicago Bears training camp but it is starting off rough when he had an unfortunate moment during Thursday’s..." July 28

  • Justin Fields’ development is finally everything during Bears training camp

    The Athletic "Last year, the Bears had a plan for training camp. Or so they said. Despite trading up for Justin Fields in the NFL Draft, he would be the No. 2 quarterback behind Andy Dalton. And nothing Fields did on the practice fields of Halas Hall would change..." July 26

  • Justin Fields’ defiant message to critics heading into Year 2

    Clutch Points "Justin Fields had an interesting rookie season with the Chicago Bears. The Bears wanted to slowly integrate him into the NFL, but he ended up playing in 12 games, ten of which were starts. That was probably more than the Bears would have liked him to play, and it wasn’t surprising to..." July 26

  • Chad Johnson working with Justin Fields

    Larry Brown Sports "Ochocinco is putting in some hours with Numero Uno for the Chicago Bears this offseason. Retired former All-Pro receiver Chad Johnson shared a photo to social media this week of an apparent workout session that he had with Bears quarterback Justin Fields.  " July 09

  • Will Justin Fields Finally Break the Bears QB Curse as a Sophomore?

    Bleacher Report "The Chicago Bears have been saddled with a quarterback curse for generations. The team hasn't employed a truly elite signal-caller since Sid Luckman led the team to four championships in the 1940s and has suffered through decades of brutal performances at the position. Chicago..." July 06

  • Bears teammates seeing a different Justin Fields in his first full offseason

    Pro Football Talk "A year ago, Justin Fields was the Bears’ newly arrived first-round draft pick quarterback, a rookie who had already been told he wouldn’t start in his first year. This year, it’s different. Fields is the Bears’ unquestioned starter in Year Two, and..." June 29

  • Justin Fields Blasted Some Dingers at Wrigley Field

    The Big Lead "The Chicago Bears have had, like, 45 quarterbacks roll through town since the last one they liked but Justin Fields has the best potential to become a fan favorite if he continues his development. What makes him different? Well, there's the football stuff of course, but who else..." June 09