TRADE: Steelers Acquire Justin Fields from Bears

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added another quarterback to their roster, as they have acquired Justin Fields from the Chicago Bears in exchange for a conditional 2025 sixth-round pick. The sixth-round pick will turn into a fourth-round pick if Fields plays in 51% of the Steelers' offensive snaps this upcoming season.

This trade is a bit surprising to see, as the Steelers just added veteran quarterback Russell Wilson to their group. However, they now have another interesting option on their roster with this Fields addition.

According to NFL insider Adam Schefter, the Steelers are planning to use Wilson as their starter, and Fields will be the team's backup QB. 

Fields appeared in 13 games this past season with the Bears, where he completed 61.4% of his passes. Along with that, he threw 16 touchdowns, nine interceptions, 2,562 yards, and sported a 5-8 record. 

With this Fields trade, it is quite apparent that the Bears' plan is to draft Caleb Williams with the first overall pick of the upcoming NFL Draft. As for Fields, he is getting a much-needed fresh start and will look to make an impact while with the Steelers from here.

Overall, we will need to wait and see how much of a fit Fields is on the Steelers' roster from here. 

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