It's Justin Fields Time in Chicago


 The weekly guessing game of who will be the Chicago Bears starting quarterback seems to have come to a conclusion for the time being, and for Bears fans it is the most logical choice. On Wednesday afternoon, Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy announced that Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback for the rest of the season.

Fields has been at the helm for Chicago's offense since Week 2, when he had to replace Andy Dalton midgame when he suffered a bone bruise in his knee. For majority of the season, Coach Nagy has been firm in his stance that once the veteran Dalton was healthy enough to play he would regain the starting job, but Wednesday's announcement shows that this team and administration is ready to commit to Fields and has full confidence in the rookie who they invested a first round pick in this past year's draft to be the unquestioned starter for years to come.

Fields seemed to have convince the team he is ready for the starting job after Week 4's win over the Detroit Lions where the rookie didn't impress on the stat sheet but showed poise in getting the win after Fields and the entire team struggled in Week 3.

Through almost two and a half games this season, Fields has yet to throw his first career NFL touchdown or throw for big yardage in a game, but the rookie has shown flashes that have Bears fans excited for the future and development of the young signal-caller. 

As for the veteran Andy Dalton, he was a "full" participant at practice on Wednesday, indicating he is healthy once again and will likely serve as the backup to Fields in Week 5 when Chicago takes on the Las Vegas Raiders


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