2:25 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
7 hours ago

3 things we learned from the Chicago Bears, including Justin Fields’ poise and Andy Dalton’s support

Even as Justin Fields made mistakes Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, his Chicago Bears teammates appreciated his poise.
11 hours ago
Justin Fields will make his 1st NFL start Sunday when the Chicago Bears play the Browns in Cleveland

Justin Fields will make his 1st NFL start Sunday when the Chicago Bears play the Browns in Cleveland

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields will make his first start Sunday against the Browns in Cleveland, coach Matt Nagy said. Andy Dalton, the starter for the first two games, suffered a left knee injury in Week 2 and is week to week.
12 hours ago

Devin Hester is among the 1st-year eligibles for the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with DeMarcus Ware and Robert Mathis

Ten first-year eligible players, including defensive standout DeMarcus Ware and return specialist Devin Hester, are among 122 nominees for the 2022 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
12 hours ago
Fantasy football Week 3 lineups: Start George Kittle and sit Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Fantasy football Week 3 lineups: Start George Kittle and sit Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Several late-bloomers began showing signs last week of returning to fantasy prominence, you just have to take a leap of faith.
19 hours ago
Expectations are growing for Cole Kmet in his 2nd season. And the Chicago Bears’ hometown kid and his family are navigating a ‘surreal’ world — knowing ‘what it means to the city.’

Expectations are growing for Cole Kmet in his 2nd season. And the Chicago Bears’ hometown kid and his family are navigating a ‘surreal’ world — knowing ‘what it means to the city.’

From text chains to ticket requests to growing expectations, local athlete Cole Kmet and his family are handling — and enjoying — their new reality with the Chicago Bears.
19 hours ago
Chicago Bears Q&A: How will Matt Nagy tailor the offense for Justin Fields? Why haven’t the tight ends been more involved in the passing game? Is there a solution at nickel cornerback?

Chicago Bears Q&A: How will Matt Nagy tailor the offense for Justin Fields? Why haven’t the tight ends been more involved in the passing game? Is there a solution at nickel cornerback?

With the Chicago Bears coming off their first victory of the season and Justin Fields expected to make his first NFL start Sunday in Cleveland, there’s plenty to talk about in Brad Biggs’ weekly Bears mailbag.
Sep 21, 2021

3 things we heard from the Chicago Bears, including preparing for a Justin Fields start and Jason Peters pushing through another injury

If Andy Dalton is out and Justin Fields is the Chicago Bears starter this week, wide receiver Allen Robinson said they will need to squeeze in extra reps before, during and after practice to get back on the same page as the quarterback who ran the scout team the last two weeks.
Sep 21, 2021
Chicago Bears QB rewind: It’s Justin Fields’ show now. The challenge will be winning through the inevitable growing pains.

Chicago Bears QB rewind: It’s Justin Fields’ show now. The challenge will be winning through the inevitable growing pains.

There’s no turning back now. (Unless there eventually is.) Justin Fields is the Week 3 starting quarterback of the Chicago Bears. (We presume. Probably.) Inside Sunday's victory and what's ahead for the rookie quarterback and the offense.
Sep 21, 2021
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers bounce back to beat the Detroit Lions 35-17 and ‘get the trolls off our back for at least a week’

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers bounce back to beat the Detroit Lions 35-17 and ‘get the trolls off our back for at least a week’

Aaron Jones caught three of Aaron Rodgers’ four touchdown passes and rushed for a fourth score, and the Green Bay Packers had a welcome return to normal, dominating the second half in a 35-17 win over the division rival Detroit Lions on Monday night.
Sep 20, 2021
Column: While confusion swirls around the Chicago Bears QB situation, Matt Nagy may need to tailor the offense more to Justin Fields’ strengths

Column: While confusion swirls around the Chicago Bears QB situation, Matt Nagy may need to tailor the offense more to Justin Fields’ strengths

It’s understandable Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t want to tip off the Cleveland Browns coaching staff regarding which quarterback it should prepare for. But sending PR staff to clarify the QB depth chart when everyone is healthy isn’t a normal part of any week.
Sep 20, 2021
No ACL tear for Andy Dalton — but severity of knee injury is unknown for Chicago Bears QB. So preparation continues for rookie Justin Fields.

No ACL tear for Andy Dalton — but severity of knee injury is unknown for Chicago Bears QB. So preparation continues for rookie Justin Fields.

The Chicago Bears are awaiting a more detailed report on the left knee injury that starting quarterback Andy Dalton suffered in the first half of Sunday’s Week 2 win.
Sep 20, 2021
A dominating defensive performance and more QB questions: Brad Biggs’ 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

A dominating defensive performance and more QB questions: Brad Biggs’ 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears pummeled Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow before holding on for a 20-17 win at Soldier Field, evening their record at 1-1.
Sep 19, 2021
Column: Ignited by Roquan Smith’s pick-6, the Chicago Bears defense looks like its old self again in a bounce-back win

Column: Ignited by Roquan Smith’s pick-6, the Chicago Bears defense looks like its old self again in a bounce-back win

Roquan Smith's fourth-quarter interception and 53-yard return for a touchdown was a huge play in a big moment for the Chicago Bears. On a day when the defense dominated, Smith proved he has earned star status.
Sep 19, 2021
Justin Fields wasn’t pleased with how he played after replacing Andy Dalton in the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win — but said ‘I’ll be prepared’ to go next week in Cleveland. Will he get that opportunity?

Justin Fields wasn’t pleased with how he played after replacing Andy Dalton in the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win — but said ‘I’ll be prepared’ to go next week in Cleveland. Will he get that opportunity?

After Justin Fields closed out a victory Sunday, Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy wouldn’t say if Andy Dalton would be the starter moving forward if he’s healthy.
Sep 19, 2021
Bears tailgaters back in their element: ‘This is part of what makes the whole experience. It’s not just the game.’

Bears tailgaters back in their element: ‘This is part of what makes the whole experience. It’s not just the game.’

Tailgaters started trickling into their Museum Campus stomping grounds early in the morning, arriving on Divvy bikes, the No. 146 express bus and by foot, tossing orange and navy footballs along the way.