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Tagged: Justin Fields (36 Results)

Oct
7

Bears name Fields starting quarterback

The JUSTIN FIELDS era has officially started in Chicago, with Bears head coach Matt Nagy informing his rookie signal-caller that he will be the team’s starting quarterback moving forward. The moveMore is a change in direction for Nagy and the Bears, who repeatedly insisted that veteran ANDY DALTON was the team’s starter. Nagy said that Fields has shown “incremental growth”, adding that the rookie quarterback has worked hard and earned the starting job. Less

Source: Chicago Tribune

Factoid: Bad News Bears

Whatever happens with the Bears today, they have nowhere to go but up. Hamstrung by 9 sacks, they finished with only 47 total yards of offense last week in their loss at Cleveland.  more »

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Podcast: September 30 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 3 of the NFL regular season and look forward to a catty week of Thursday Night Football. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

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Podcast: September 28 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 3, then play what could (but definitely will not) prove to be the most expensive game ever of #SUPPLYbyDEMAND. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »

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Sep
28

Bears not sure of starting quarterback vs. Lions

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy said on Monday that he does not know yet who his starting quarterback will be on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. Nagy said that ANDYMore DALTON is still recovering from his knee injury while JUSTIN FIELDS is shaking off a hand injury from last weekend. Only veteran NICK FOLES is fully healthy, so the Bears will have to see how the week progresses before deciding who starts against the Lions. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
27

Fields era off to rough start in Chicago

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS got the first start of his NFL career against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday and fantasy owners can only hope for better days ahead. FieldsMore was under duress all day and was sacked nine times by the Browns defense. Fields completed just six passes for 68 yards while losing 67 yards on his nine sacks. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
23

Bears rookie QB Fields to start vs. Browns

Chicago head coach Matt Nagy announced on Wednesday that rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS will start on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Veteran quarterback ANDY DALTON hurt his knee last weekend againstMore Cincinnati and is dealing with a bone bruise that will keep him out of action. Nagy insisted that Dalton is the Bears starting quarterback when healthy, adding that Fields is the starter this weekend because Dalton is not healthy. Less

Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Sep
20

Bears QB Dalton hurts knee, Fields takes over

Chicago Bears veteran quarterback ANDY DALTON suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, paving the way for rookie quarterback JUSTIN FIELDS toMore lead the offense. Fields was uneven while finishing the game, but the Bears rode a dominant defensive performance to the win. Dalton is scheduled for an MRI today, but head coach Matt Nagy said after the game that he was “pretty sure” the knee injury is not to Dalton’s ACL. Less

Source: Chicago Sun Times

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

A subset of the fantasy community plays in the dynasty format, looking not just at this season, but 2022, 2023 and beyond. With those folks in mind, we turn our attention to long-range rankings each Saturday, rotating between the four major positions. We’re starting this season with the quarterbacks.   more »

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Podcast: September 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff close out their preseason tour with AFC West and NFC North previews. They like to hang out together in that way. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

Factoid: Justin Fields

I like the look of Justin Fields. He’s a talented guy, with a chance to develop into Chicago’s best quarterback since Sid Luckman. I just hope they don’t get him killed before it can happen.  more »

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Factoid: First-round quarterbacks

Trey Lance. Justin Fields. Mac Jones. With each passing day, it becomes more apparent that these guys, like Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson, are going to start this season, and maybe as soon as Week 1. It's a story that we've seen time and time again with first-round quarterbacks.   more »

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Aug
25

Fields to start preseason finale, Dalton to start season opener

Chicago head coach Matt Nagy said on Tuesday that rookie JUSTIN FIELDS will start Saturday’s preseason finale against Tennessee, while veteran ANDY DALTON will start the season opener. Fields is expected to play about two quarters against the Titans, with Dalton sitting out the preseason game entirely.

Source: NFL.com

Aug
23

Nagy confirms Dalton remains Bears starting QB

After the Chicago Bears were tamed by the Buffalo Bills in Saturday’s preseason game, head coach Matt Nagy reiterated that veteran quarterback ANDY DALTON will still start the regular season openerMore on September 12th against the Los Angeles Rams. While Dalton will start the season, it may be only a matter of time before the Bears turn to rookie sensation JUSTIN FIELDS. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Aug
20

Fields, Dalton both expected to play Saturday vs. Bills

Chicago quarterbacks ANDY DALTON and JUSTIN FIELDS are both expected to play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. Head coach Matt Nagy said that Dalton will likely play atMore least the first quarter and a half, with Fields taking over from there. Fields was held out of Wednesday’s workout with a sore groin but he returned to practice on Thursday. Less

Source: Team Website

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