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Factoid: Justin Fields

Justin Fields is off to a historically lame start, with just 7-8 completions in each of his first three games. With it being a long season, is there any chance of him turning it around?   more »

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Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

Mobility is key at quarterback, with the way it’s richly reward in most fantasy formats. But that quality is harder to grade, with players needing to evolve to doing more from the pocket – reading and reacting to defenses, and throwing with anticipation.   more »

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Podcast: August 12 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Paul Charchian joins the podcast to help preview the NFC North ... and to announce a special opportunity for listeners. Sponsored by GuillotineLeagues.com -- listen to learn how you can take on Ian Allan!  more »

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Factoid: Sophomore QBs

Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, Zach Wilson. They were all terrible as rookies. What are the chances of any of them putting up viable numbers in their second season?  more »

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Jun
1

Bears QB Fields confident in WR corps

Chicago Bears quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS said recently that, despite the lack of a “big-name guy”, he is confident in himself and his wide receiving corps. While Chicago fans and fantasy ownersMore remain skeptical, Fields seems content to head into the upcoming season with DARNELL MOONEY as his top receiver along with several lesser-name guys rounding out the receiver room. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Sophomore QBs

There’s a lot of depth at quarterback – plenty of great prospects. But there will also be some notable players at the position that people aren’t thinking as much about. Specifically, second-year players.  more »

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May
12

Bears add veteran QB Peterman

The Chicago Bears signed veteran quarterback NATHAN PETERMAN on Wednesday. In a related move, the team cut RYAN WILLIS, whom the previous regime signed as an emergency quarterback last season. UnlessMore something goes terribly wrong in Chicago, Peterman is expected to be the third-string option behind starting quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS and backup TREVOR SIEMIAN. Less

Source: Chicago Sun Times

May
2

Bears release veteran QB Foles

The Chicago Bears released veteran and former Super Bowl MVP quarterback NICK FOLES on Sunday after the team was unwilling to find a trade partner. Foles now heads into free agencyMore to find a new team, while the Bears head into the 2022 season with JUSTIN FIELDS as the starting quarterback and TREVOR SIEMIAN as the backup. Less

Source: Chicago Tribune

Apr
18

Bears QB Fields comfortable in new offense

New Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus said that second-year quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS is “in a great spot” relative to the team’s offense heading into the 2022 season. Eberflus added thatMore the offense is based on the west coast system that has been very quarterback-friendly to signal-callers in the past. It’s clear that the Bears will be Fields’ team this season, but fantasy owners may need more time before deciding to put such faith in the young quarterback. Less

Source: Team Website

Apr
5

Saints sign veteran QB Dalton

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with veteran unrestricted free agent quarterback ANDY DALTON. Dalton, 34, played in eight games with six starts last season for the Chicago BearsMore until the team eventually turned to rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS. The Saints re-signed JAMEIS WINSTON to be the starter earlier this offseason, but he is coming off an ACL tear and may not be ready for the start of the season. Dalton is fully expected to be the backup quarterback in New Orleans when Winston is healthy. Less

Source: Team Website

Jan
28

Bears hire Eberflus as new head coach

The Chicago Bears hired former Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator MATT EBERFLUS on Thursday as the team’s new head coach. The Bears gig will be the first head-coaching job for Eberflus, 51,More at any level. Over Eberflus’ four seasons in Indianapolis, the Colts allowed the 10th fewest points, had the second-most takeaways, and yielded the third-fewest yards per carry. The hire was mildly surprising, with many expecting an offensive coach to help with the development of young quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS. Less

Source: Chicago Sun Times

Jan
11

With offense in hibernation, Bears fire head coach Nagy

The Chicago Bears fired head coach Matt Nagy on Monday after the team concluded a 6-11 season with a loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The move had been rumored since beforeMore Thanksgiving, but Chicago made it official yesterday. Chicago’s offense struggled for much of the Nagy era, failing to help fantasy owners behind quarterbacks such as Mitch Trubisky, Chase Daniel, Nick Foles, and Andy Dalton. At least the promise of a new head coach and exciting rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS provides hope heading into the 2022 season. Less

Source: Chicago Sun Times

Jan
7

Bears QB Fields now likely to miss season finale vs. Vikings

The Chicago Bears placed rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS on the Covid-19 Reserve list on Thursday, putting his availability for Sunday’s season finale against the Minnesota Vikings in doubt. The Bears wereMore planning to start Fields against the Vikings after he worked his way back from an ankle injury that kept him out of action for two games. If Fields is unable to play on Sunday, veteran ANDY DALTON likely would make his second consecutive start. Less

Source: Team Website

Jan
6

Fields to start season finale for Bears

Chicago rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS is expected to start for the first time in 3 weeks when the Bears face the Minnesota Vikings in the season finale for both teams. FieldsMore has worked his way back from an ankle injury that caused him to miss the last two games and forced fantasy owners to deal with the likes of NICK FOLES and ANDY DALTON. Fields practiced in full on Wednesday. Less

Source: Chicago Tribune

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

With a month left in the season, I don’t think there’s a lot of clarity with the rookie quarterbacks. For those in dynasty leagues, Trevor Lawrence is probably still the No. 1 prospect, but not by as much as in the preseason. And there’s not a lot of separation between the others.  more »

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