Justin Fields will likely be make his second consecutive begin because the Bears‘ beginning quarterback for Sunday’s residence recreation towards the Lions. Fields went 6 of 20 for 68 yards in his first begin, a 26-6 loss to the Browns in Week 3.
Bears coach Matt Nagy opened up the quarterback competitors following final week’s loss at Cleveland. Andy Dalton, the Bears’ starter for the season’s first two video games, has been listed as uncertain for Sunday’s recreation towards the Lions. Dalton has been coping with a knee damage he sustained throughout Chicago’s Week 2 win over the Bengals.
The No. eleventh general decide on this 12 months’s draft, Fields opened the season behind Dalton and forward of veteran Nick Foles on the depth chart. He ran for a rating whereas finishing each of his move makes an attempt in Chicago’s Week 1 loss to the Rams. He went 6 of 13 for 60 yards and an interception towards the Bengals.
On Sunday, Fields and the Bears’ offense will face a Lions protection that’s at the moment thirty first within the NFL in scoring, twenty third in passing, sixteenth in speeding, fifth in third-down effectivity and twenty eighth in crimson zone effectivity. The Bears are hoping to get again to .500, whereas the Lions are in the hunt for their first win in the course of the Dan Campbell period.