Justin Fields Announced As Starting QB For Chicago Bears For Remainder of 2021 NFL Season

Published 10/07/2021, 8:15 AM EDT
Oct 3, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) passes the football in the first half against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bears are now in the hands of Justin Fields as coach Matt Nagy announced on Wednesday. The rookie will be their No. 1 quarterback for the remainder of the 2021 season regardless of Andy Dalton’s health.



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Sauvik Banerjee, an NFL writer for EssentiallySports, has completed his graduation in English and Economics. The previous content marketing intern has a combined passion for both writing and NFL. He is a self-professed geek, who loves to play chess and football in his spare time.