Justin Fields back at practice, set to play Saturday

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Bears quarterback Justin Fields‘ absence from practice turned out to be a one-day affair.

Fields did not practice on Wednesday because of a sore groin in what head coach Matt Nagy called a “super conservative” decision by the team. Nagy said the hope was that Fields would be well enough to play on Saturday against the Bills and it looks like that’s where things are headed.

The first-round pick will be back on the practice field Thursday and Nagy said he is on track to play this weekend.

His entry into the game should come a little later than it did against the Dolphins last week. Nagy said he wanted Andy Dalton to get more snaps earlier this week and said on Thursday that the veteran is expected to play into the second quarter after playing two series last weekend.

12 responses to “Justin Fields back at practice, set to play Saturday

  1. I can’t wait to see what the pundits say when he lights it up on Saturday. Should he start/ should he sit?. Crazy.. The best chance to win is with the best players you’ve got. This kid is gonna be Offensive Rookie of the Year…….

  2. He’s gonna light up that 3rd string defense to get Bears fans’ hopes as high as possible before they come crashing back to reality when the real season starts.

  3. Kabasaman says:
    August 19, 2021 at 12:29 pm
    I can’t wait to see what the pundits say when he lights it up on Saturday. Should he start/ should he sit?. Crazy.. The best chance to win is with the best players you’ve got. This kid is gonna be Offensive Rookie of the Year……
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    Just like all the great OSU QBs before him.

  4. Same old story with the Bears they can never put a complete product onto the field. They should get Fields onto the field if he is the better player but they are afraid to because of their poor investment into the O Line yet again. There were only 2 instances where I would say the Bears had a good O Line. First was in the mid 80’s when they were dominant but over time they neglected it and their QB’s kept getting hurt. Then again in the mid 2000’s but they were older veterans so they were really only good for 2005 and 2006. Both of those years they made the playoffs. If the McCaskey’s are too cheap to sign guys then start investing in the draft and developing these guys. I’d love to see Fields play but don’t want to see him get ruined like they did with Cutler. And whoever passed Jenkins on his physical should be fired.

  5. toothfairyretributionmanifesto says:
    August 19, 2021 at 12:56 pm
    Kabasaman says:
    August 19, 2021 at 12:29 pm
    I can’t wait to see what the pundits say when he lights it up on Saturday. Should he start/ should he sit?. Crazy.. The best chance to win is with the best players you’ve got. This kid is gonna be Offensive Rookie of the Year……
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    Just like all the great OSU QBs before him.
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    While that’s a lazy and frankly irrelevant argument, I’ll still wait to see him in regular season action before making any kind of judgement on his competency

  6. toothfairyretributionmanifesto says:
    August 19, 2021 at 12:56 pm
    Kabasaman says:
    August 19, 2021 at 12:29 pm
    I can’t wait to see what the pundits say when he lights it up on Saturday. Should he start/ should he sit?. Crazy.. The best chance to win is with the best players you’ve got. This kid is gonna be Offensive Rookie of the Year……
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    Just like all the great OSU QBs before him.
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    Yep. I guess the Chiefs were dumb to draft Patrick Mahomes, given all of the bad Texas Tech QB's prior to him. And the Steelers, with Ben Roethlisberger out of Miami of Ohio. LSU hasn't had a good QB since Bert Jones in '73, so the Bengals shouldn't have taken Joe Burrow. Seriously, go look at most colleges and their histories of QB's in the NFL. A few hits or less, and tons of misses in the NFL.

  7. I don’t get the McCaskey’s are cheap argument. They spend the same on Cap as everyone else.

    *shrugs*

  8. beardownfromthefrontrange says:
    August 19, 2021 at 4:57 pm
    I don’t get the McCaskey’s are cheap argument. They spend the same on Cap as everyone else.

    *shrugs*

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    I think he should of just said, the McCaskey’s are a great business family that is terrible at running a football team. Billion dollar business that keeps getting bigger on to produce garbage that fools in Chicago eat up. Get ready for your next big bust to ruin your day in Fields.

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