Justin Fields inactive for Bears Sunday

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All signs pointed to Bears quarterback Justin Fields sitting out on Sunday and the team officially ruled him out 90 minutes ahead of their game against the Jets.

Fields hurt his left, non-throwing shoulder in last Sunday’s loss to the Falcons and he never seemed optimistic about his chances of getting on the field over the course of the week. It will be the first game that Fields misses this season.

Trevor Siemian will get the start for the Bears. They elevated Nathan Peterman from the practice squad on Saturday to serve as Siemian’s backup.

The Jets will also have a new quarterback for the game, although injury has nothing to do with Zach Wilson‘s absence. The Jets benched Wilson after a dreadful outing against the Patriots last weekend and Mike White will be their quarterback this weekend.

3 responses to “Justin Fields inactive for Bears Sunday

  1. The Chicago Bears are going to find out the hard way that you don’t taylor an entire offense around any one quarterback. The system should always be greater than any one man so if someone goes down (in this caseJustin Fields) the entire team doesn’t have to suffer. Fields runs too much-he needs to learn to read defenses and have success from the pocket. That doesn’t mean he needs to stand in there and take hits-escapability over a running quarterback is more than just fine.

  2. Jets fans acting like playing the Bears today is their Superbowl, when the Bears are tanking for a higher draft spot for their rebuild. Can’t make this up.

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