Andy Dalton filled in for an injured Justin Fields and threw a late, go-ahead touchdown pass, but the Bears defense blew the lead and the game.
Justin Fields’ heroics didn’t necessarily go to waste, but the rookie quarterback will not get to pad his résumé in Monday night’s 29-27 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Well, at least Justin Fields played encouragingly.
I’d be lying if I said I expected the Bears to have a shot to beat the Buccaneers on Sunday. I’d also be fibbing if I said I was anticipating a five-touchdown blowout.
If the Bears don't start scoring points and Justin Fields does not pan out as the franchise quarterback, there will be more dark days ahead for the Bears.
Khalil Mack was dominant against his former team, and rookie running back Khalil Herbert showed promise in the Bears' 20-9 win over the Raiders.
Justin Fields had a strong performance in his second start as the Bears knocked off the Lions, 24-14, on Sunday.
Justin Fields had about as disastrous a starting debut possible, getting sacked nine times in a brutal loss to the Browns.
Bears fans got their wish on Sunday as rookie Justin Fields got to play the majority of the Bears’ 20-17 victory over Cincinnati.
The Bears laid an egg in their season opener, falling to the Los Angeles Rams, 34-14, on Sunday Night Football.