The Chicago Bears are continuing preparations for Sunday’s game in Tampa, Fla., against the reigning Super Bowl champion Buccaneers. Coming off a 24-14 home loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Bears are heavy underdogs in their attempt to upset Tom Brady and Co. Here’s what we learned Thursday at Halas Hall.
For the second straight week, Justin Fields squares off against an opponent with a quarterback destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Chicago Bears continued preparations Wednesday for their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Jake Gellerman thought very little of the initial text. His brother-in-law needed a favor, and he hoped he could help.
Opportunity meets need when it comes to the Chicago Bears and getting their tight ends involved in the passing game.
As much as the Chicago Bears will cringe seeing replays of Aaron Rodgers sneaking inside the pylon for a touchdown on a 6-yard scramble — and informing those seated in the southwest corner of Soldier Field he retains ownership of the franchise — they still remember Tom Brady holding up four fingers after losing track of the downs in the final minute of a game last season.
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Justin Fields saw Green Bay Packers nose tackle Kenny Clark jump before the ball was snapped late in the first quarter Sunday at Soldier Field and prepared to take a shot on what he assumed was a free play.
"Unfortunately I just didn't play how I needed to play for us to get the win," Fields said. "Again, I just got to be better."
On the first handoff he took from quarterback Justin Fields on Sunday, Khalil Herbert broke to his left, darted around a big Jason Peters block and kept charging forward even as a Las Vegas Raiders defender tried to pull him down by his leg.
Playing a bitter rival is nothing new for Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields.
"I’m not worried about comparisons between touchdowns, stats. I’m worried about winning. That’s it."
Don’t look now, but the Chicago Bears are on a two-game winning streak.
The music from Club Dub was thumping through the walls of the Chicago Bears locker room Sunday evening as running back Damien Williams stepped to the lectern to address media members.
A week after Justin Fields’ mental toughness was on display, the win over the Las Vegas Raiders tested his physical durability.
After watching film of the Chicago Bears’ 20-9 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, coach Matt Nagy met with the media Monday morning at Halas Hall to discuss the upset win.
As long as rookie quarterback Justin Fields is still learning on the fly, it never hurts the Chicago Bears to have someone else who can shoulder the burden.
Fields threw for just 111 yards in Sunday’s 20-9 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders, but the defense turned in its second straight dominant effort and the running game continued to thrive even without the injured David Montgomery.
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears combined a smothering defensive effort with the offensive line’s best performance to date to defeat the Las Vegas Raiders 20-9 on Sunday afternoon at raucous Allegiant Stadium.
No one said this was going to be easy, rookie.
The Chicago Bears’ 20-9 victory had been in the books for almost 45 minutes Sunday and the music from the visiting locker room at Allegiant Stadium still was bumping. Tight end Jesper Horsted was the first player to meet with reporters and had to speak up a little in the news conference room to be heard over the booming bass.
"This is Justin’s time," Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy said.
The Chicago Bears coordinators spoke with the media Thursday as their units prepare to play the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
"I have always said from the beginning, we’ll know, and he’s done everything to show us he’s ready for this opportunity."