Justin Fields Injury Update: With QB1 Still in Doubt Ahead of Panthers Clash, Bears Prepare to Shake Things Up

Published 11/08/2023, 10:23 AM EST

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Things haven’t been going well for the Chicago Bears this season. A 2-7 record and an injury to their starter quarterback has dampened the mood in Chicago. But the Bears do have some plans in the works!

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The Bears are scheduled to take on the Carolina Panthers next. A home game against another struggling team might just be what Justin Fields and the Bears need. But will Fields be able to get on the field?

Justin Fields’s day of getting back on the field

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#1 for the Bears injured his throwing arm and thumb against the Vikings in the third quarter. Since then, he hasn’t been able to play for the last three games. In his place, the 23-year-old backup QB Tyson Bagent has tried his best, but he is no Fields.

The Bears reported that their highly touted QB was limited on practice day. 24-year-old Fields is registered as day-to-day. Many expect him to miss out on the clash against the Panthers this Thursday. But the offensive coordinator for the Bears does have plans if Fields decides to play through injury.

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Luke Getsy, the offensive coordinator for the Bears before the important game spoke to the Chicago Sun-Times. He said, “We’re on the sideline and we’re talking, and if he’s feeling something during the game, then we’ll lean [away from] those areas as well”. Fields just might have to soldier on for this clash!

A fight between the Bears and the Panthers

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This game might not determine the playoff spot or seed position. But this game does have NFL 2024 Draft implications. Despite that, both teams would love to come out on top.

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The Bears (7-2) are coming off a tough loss against the New Orleans Saints. The Panthers lost to the Colts last week after registering their first win of the season against the Texans. Both teams would love to be on the win column but only one can.

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This electrifying clash is scheduled to take place on Thursday 9th November, at 7:15 PM CST at Soldier Stadium. What are your predictions for the game? Let us know in the comments.

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