Justin Fields RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bears QB Justin Fields to start vs. Browns

    NFL.com "Justin Fields? will make his first NFL start on Sunday. Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy announced Wednesday that Fields will be the starting QB versus the Browns with Andy Dalton battling through a knee injury. " September 22

  • A Justin Fields Start Requires Adjustments

    SI "Bears quarterback Justin Fields could get his first career start at Cleveland and it requires a real adjustment. "I think he'll be fine," wide receiver Allen Robinson said. "He's played a ton of big games in his college career. He's the person who I feel,..." September 21

  • Bears awkwardly address questions about Andy Dalton, Justin Fields situation

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Bears have committed to Andy Dalton as their starting quarterback since they signed him back in March, but the situation is getting more complicated by the day. Dalton suffered a knee injury during Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. An MRI on Monday..." September 20

  • Bears coach Matt Nagy drops truth bomb on Justin Fields after rookie replaces injured Andy Dalton

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy was forced to change quarterback on Sunday after an injury to Andy Dalton ruled him out for the rest of the contest against the Cincinnati Bengals. Fortunately, the team still has rookie QB Justin Fields. While Fields did not..." September 19

  • Social Media Thought Justin Fields May Have Been Rocking A Thong

    Total Pro Sports "Chicago Bears quarterback Andy Dalton went down in the first half in Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a knee injury. He would make his return but not for very long. Dalton completed nine of 11 passes for 56 yards and a touchdown before exiting. " September 19

  • These three plays defined Justin Fields' inconsistent first look as Bears QB vs. Bengals

    Sporting News "Matt Nagy held off as long as he could, but Justin Fields got a chance to operate as the Bears' primary quarterback in the second half of Chicago's Week 2 game agianst the Bengals. Andy Dalton endured a couple of injuries during the contest. First, he suffered a non-contact..." September 19

  • It’s Justin Fields time as Andy Dalton heads to locker room with knee injury

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears fans didn’t have to wait long to see Justin Fields get snaps as their team’s full-time quarterback in the regular season. If only his early, extended appearance on Sunday didn’t come at the expense of an injury to Andy Dalton. Dalton suffered an..." September 19

  • Bears 'Head over Heels in Love' with Justin Fields Ahead of Week 2

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields is reportedly expected to receive more playing time in Sunday's Week 2 home game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported veteran Andy Dalton remains the Bears' starter, but he..." September 19

  • Justin Fields gets surprising Rookie of the Year vote from Dez Bryant

    Clutch Points "The Cult of Justin Fields continues to grow. Last week, Chicago Bears and NFL fans alike called for the rookie Fields to take over Andy Dalton’s starting spot. Despite the rookie barely playing in their first game of the season, fans seemingly saw enough for him to start..." September 18

  • Matt Nagy says Justin Fields 'provides a lot of value' as a chess piece, and Bears fans destroyed him

    USA Today "There’s been a lot of contention surrounding Bears head coach Matt Nagy’s usage of rookie quarterback Justin Fields. Fields made his Bears debut to the tune of five plays during a loss to the Rams in Week 1, where he completed both of his passes and scored a rushing..." September 17

  • Joe Burrow Has Strong Words About Justin Fields

    Heavy "Despite both of them attending Ohio State, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow and Chicago Bears rookie signal-caller Justin Fields don’t really know each other. Their time in Columbus never overlapped, as Burrow was there from 2015-18 before he..." September 16

  • Justin Fields: Bears' Strategic Football Weapon

    SI "The term Bears coach Matt Nagy uses in relation to quarterback Justin Fields is strategic. The decision to use him the way they are now is a strategic decision made prior to the season and the way they use him on a weekly basis is strategic bases on the opponent and..." September 16

  • Bears OC Bill Lazor Reveals Significant Disconnect With Matt Nagy

    Bleacher Nation "Folks have been saying things that make it easy to dream on Justin Fields’ upside all summer long. We’ve heard Allen Robinson II rave about Fields’ mental capacity as “a guy who has all the talent in the world.” Jimmy Graham has given Fields a favorable..." September 16

  • Bears need to bench Andy Dalton and start Justin Fields already

    Clutch Points "After having a short-lived stint in the 2020 playoffs, the Chicago Bears opened a new chapter as they replaced Mitchell Trubisky with Andy Dalton over the offseason. The veteran was already penciled in as their new QB1 but several weeks later, Matt Nagy and company still opted to draft a young..." September 14

  • For Now, Role Will Remain the Same for Justin Fields

    SI "It was only five plays for Justin Fields, so for Bears coach Matt Nagy it's not enough to alter the plan. Everything remains status quo with Fields and the way the Bears plan to use their rookie quarterback in spot situations as they prepare for the Cincinnati Bengals this week in..." September 13

  • Justin Fields and Trey Lance Should Not Be Playing Part-Time Football

    The Big Lead "Yesterday, all five first-round rookie quarterbacks made their professional football debut. But only three recorded their first professional start at QB. Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, and Mac Jones all recorded losses while under center for the first time with their new teams. Potential was..." September 13

  • Will Justin Fields start for Bears in Week 2?

    CBS Sports "Justin Fields didn't just take the field on "Sunday Night Football" in his NFL debut. The first-round rookie was also the only Bears quarterback to score a touchdown against the Rams, capping Chicago's longest drive of the evening with a read-option run. Now, the question is:..." September 13

  • Rams' Sean McVay: It'd Be 'Naive' Not To Prepare for Bears to Utilize Justin Fields

    Bleacher Report "Andy Dalton is the present quarterback and Justin Fields is the future quarterback for the Chicago Bears, but Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay isn't going to be caught flatfooted in his Week 1 game. He told reporters, "I think it would be naive for us not to..." September 07

  • Justin Fields and Andy Dalton 'Have an Unbelievable Relationship,' Says Bears HC Matt Nagy

    Bleacher Report "Competing for the starting quarterback job hasn't put Justin Fields and Andy Dalton at odds, according to Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy. "These guys have an unbelievable relationship," Nagy told The MMQB's Albert Breer. "Andy's a huge..." September 06

  • Ryan Pace: There’s no need to rush Justin Fields

    Chicago Bears "The Bears have the luxury of grooming rookie quarterback Justin Fields in large part due to their high confidence level in veteran starter Andy Dalton. "I just feel like we're just in a good position with Andy," Pace said. "It starts with how we feel..." September 02

  • Khalil Mack Urged to Tell Matt Nagy ‘The Truth’ About Justin Fields and Andy Dalton Situation

    Heavy "Veterans of the Chicago Bears defense are being urged to tell head coach Matt Nagy to start quarterback Justin Fields over veteran Andy Dalton. The Bears coach has been baffling in both his refusal to have an open quarterback competition when his second-stringer is clearly more..." August 31

  • Preseason Week 3 Takeaways: Justin Fields Still Needs Some Time

    Bleacher Report "A dozen NFL teams wrapped up the preseason Saturday. And while the final weekend of the NFL exhibition schedule is usually uneventful, the new three-week preseason means there was some meaningful action throughout the league. As you might expect, the focus was on a first-round pick..." August 29

  • The power of Justin Fields on full display

    CBS Sports "Not wanting to put starting quarterback Andy Dalton in harm's way on Saturday night, the Chicago Bears named first-round pick Justin Fields their starter for the third and final preseason game against the Tennessee Titans. It was something that..." August 29

  • Bills LB Andre Smith fined $5,806 for hit on Justin Fields

    Pro Football Talk "Bears quarterback Justin Fields has experienced a few NFL firsts since the start of the preseason, including his first shot to the head from a defensive player. Fields lost his helmet on the hit, which led to both a fumble and a flag for roughing the passer that negated the..." August 28

  • Justin Fields Could Become Bears’ starting QB in October

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields has made a strong impression in preseason action, but head coach Matt Nagy remains committed to Andy Dalton as the team’s starter for Week 1. Fortunately for Chicago, fans might not have to wait too long before seeing..." August 27

  • Mitch Trubisky Reveals Advice He Gave Bears QB Justin Fields

    Heavy "Mitch Trubisky returned to Soldier Field on August 21 to face his former team, the Chicago Bears, and while he emerged victorious, leading the Buffalo Bills to a 41-15 win, it was clear before, during and after the game that a changing of the guard had taken..." August 25

  • Bears QB Justin Fields finally starting over Andy Dalton, but there’s a catch

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears fans are finally getting what they want. Justin Fields is starting for the team in place of Andy Dalton, but it’s not exactly going to last for long. Fields is starting their preseason tilt against the Tennessee Titans particularly because Dalton is..." August 24

  • Sorting out Bears' QB past, present and future: What's next for Mitchell Trubisky, Andy Dalton, Justin Fields

    CBS Sports "Like so many who spent even a little time in Buffalo this summer, I came away impressed with Mitchell Trubisky. Long miscast in Chicago, with insufficient incubation and dubious play calling at times, Trubisky finally appeared comfortable and relaxed in a backup role to..." August 23

  • How Matt Nagy is doing a disservice to Justin Fields, Chicago Bears

    Sportsnaut "The Bears certainly have to feel embarrassed by Saturday’s performance against Buffalo, which resulted in a 41-15 thrashing. Blowouts happen, but a more alarming issue from that matchup was how Nagy set Fields up to lose ground in any potential quarterback competition. Nagy was..." August 22

  • Dez Bryant Sends Blunt Message To Andy Dalton After He Told Justin Fields It’s ‘My Time’ To be Starting QB

    Total Pro Sports "Andy Dalton made major waves on Wednesday when he said confidently he’s focused on making the best of the 2021 season and being the starting quarterback. “Do I want the fans behind me and this team and all that kind of stuff? Yes. Do I want them behind Justin? Absolutely I..." August 21

  • Andy Dalton Named Bears' Week 1 Starter over Justin Fields, Matt Nagy Says

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Bears fans will continue to wait for Justin Fields to be the team's quarterback, as head coach Matt Nagy confirmed Andy Dalton will open the regular season as the starter. Nagy announced after Saturday's preseason game against..." August 21

  • Justin Fields Sends Stern Message To Bears Fans Constantly Booing Andy Dalton

    Total Pro Sports "Justin Fields does not like when Chicago Bears fans boo Andy Dalton. With each passing preseason game, the Chicago Bears rookie quarterback wins over the fan base just a little bit more and Dalton catches hell whenever he takes the field. Such was the case on saturday when the team..." August 21

  • Bears' Justin Fields takes big hit vs. Bills, clarifies comments on NFL speed

    Sporting News "Justin Fields tore up the Dolphins in his first taste of NFL action with the Bears and said afterward that the game felt a bit slow. He took a big hit against the Bills on Saturday and then clarified those comments. August 21

  • When will Trey Lance, Justin Fields, and Mac Jones become starters?

    The Score "As the 2021 NFL season approaches, three franchises face an obvious, unavoidable question that promises to linger until their head coaches resolve it: How long will it take them to start their first-round rookie quarterback? The Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets already have..." August 21

  • Denver Broncos reportedly passed on Justin Fields due to medical concerns

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos had a huge decision to make with the ninth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, and rather than addressing their perceived quarterback need with Justin Fields, they selected cornerback Patrick Surtain II instead. By all accounts, Surtain is living up..." August 19

  • Sorry, Justin Fields. It’s Andy Dalton time ‘now’ with the Bears

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears have quite the quarterback dilemma on their hands at the moment. They signed Andy Dalton in the offseason with the assumption that he would be their starter this season. Then, the Bears traded up in the first round of the NFL Draft and selected Justin..." August 18

  • ESPN’s Booger McFarland Warns Justin Fields Not To ‘Write Check His Butt Can’t Cash’

    Total Pro Sports "Booger McFarland was not a fan of Justin Fields comments after his first preseason game. Fields, who completed 14 of 20 passes for 142 yards with two touchdowns in Chicago’s 20-13 victory over the Miami Dolphins, said after his debut, “It was actually kind of slow to me,..." August 17

  • Bears coach Matt Nagy says Justin Fields will get more time with starters and against first-team defense

    CBS Sports "Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields had an impressive first preseason game against the Miami Dolphins this past weekend. He completed 14 of 20 passes for 142 yards and one touchdown, and also rushed five times for 33 yards and another score. He did..." August 16

  • Shannon Sharpe Has Major Warning for Bears QB Justin Fields

    Heavy "Shannon Sharpe has a warning of sorts for Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields. After a successful debut in his first preseason game, the Bears rookie QB spoke to the media afterward, and many fans and analysts caught on to one particular quote. Sharpe, who was a..." August 16

  • Ranking NFL preseason debuts of first-round QBs

    CBS Sports "Preseason football takes on another level of importance when your favorite team is sporting a shiny new quarterback, even if said signal-caller isn't guaranteed to start come Week 1. And a handful of teams had rookie gunslingers to show off -- not to mention evaluate -- during the first..." August 15

  • Justin Fields Hype Train Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

    The Big Lead "Any team would be happy with this performance. The hype train will now roll on with increasing speed. A speed which Fields is completely comfortable with apaprently. Via NFL.com: "It was actually kind of slow to me, to be honest," Fields told reporters following the..." August 15

  • Justin Fields shows Bears fans what Jimmy Graham sees in him: a lot of Russell Wilson

    Sporting News "Justin Fields has earned plenty of praise from teammates and coaches during Bears training camp, but perhaps no teammate has been more complimentary of his skill set than Jimmy Graham. Graham spoke well of Fields in early August, citing the rookie's..." August 14

  • Matt Nagy reacts to Justin Fields’ impressive Bears debut

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields was the star of the show in his team’s 20-13 preseason win over the Miami Dolphins. Although Fields opened up the game on a sluggish note, he showed glimpses of his promising potential as the game went on, which included..." August 14

  • LeBron James, Dwayne Haskins react to Justin Fields' impressive Bears debut: 'So special'

    Sporting News "Justin Fields saw his first NFL action Saturday in his preseason debut. While some rookies struggle to adapt to the quicker pace of the pro game, he didn't have any such issue. "It was actually kind of slow, to be honest," Fields told reporters after the game,..." August 14

  • Justin Fields’ natural arm talent is taking over Bears training camp, so what’s next for the rookie?

    The Athletic "When Justin Fields, for now a backup in Chicago, takes the field for team drills during Bears training camp, Allen Robinson, a first-teamer, often leaves it. At some point, that will change. But for now, the Bears’ best receiver has a front-row seat to the development of..." August 09

  • Justin Fields Making Bears Fans Go Nuts With His Insane Plays At Training Camp

    Total Pro Sports "Chicago Bears fans have reason to be excited about their new QB, because he is looking like the real deal. Monday and Tuesday’s practice featured more deep balls than all previous practices combined. The rookie QB certainly showed off in front of fans. August 04

  • Deshaun Watson training with Jordan Love, Justin Fields?

    Yardbarker "The status of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is up in the air, as it's widely believed he won't be permitted to play for any team this fall while facing 22 civil lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct.  That doesn't mean the..." July 09

  • How Chicago Bears can build juggernaut while Justin Fields’ contract is cheap

    Sportsnaut "The Chicago Bears have an enviable situation: A new franchise quarterback in Justin Fields, an attractive big market, an iconic NFL brand and enough talent to win a Super Bowl if the Ohio State signal-caller pans out. Just when it looked like Chicago might roll with a QB depth..." July 06

  • Justin Fields buys into Bears' plan to start Andy Dalton at QB

    ESPN " Justin Fields has bought into the Chicago Bears' plan. Fields, drafted 11th overall by the Bears this year, said on Thursday that he embraces the developmental timeline set for him by the organization. Head coach Matt Nagy said earlier in the week that -- barring..." June 17

  • Bears’ Matt Nagy: Justin Fields would take over if Andy Dalton gets hurt

    Chicago Sun-Times "Justin Fields is the Bears’ No. 2 quarterback. And yes, the rookie will be the first choice if, hypothetically, starter Andy Dalton gets injured. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px..." June 17