As kickoff approaches, here’s a snapshot look at the game.
Quarterback Andy Dalton will be making his second straight start Sunday for the Chicago Bears as a result of Justin Fields' broken ribs.
During a week of confusion and tumult, reports and rumors, the Chicago Bears needed something to lean on. Anything, really. Burdened by their five-game losing streak and then left to sift through the growing uncertainty regarding coach Matt Nagy’s job security, players and coaches had to push to retain their focus and the concentration of those around them.
Matt Nagy’s Chicago Bears sneaked past the hapless Detroit Lions after a week that "was definitely different." But now what?
Cole Kmet had to turn off his phone this week.
With rumors about coach Matt Nagy's job status swirling around the team, the Bears edged the winless Lions 16-14.
As Cairo Santos sent a 28-yard field goal through the uprights as the seconds wound down Thursday afternoon, he saved the Chicago Bears from a bad week turning into an even bigger embarrassment.
For a short week, the lead-up to the Chicago Bears’ game against the Detroit Lions on Thursday has had a whole lot of drama.
Bears coach Matt Nagy spent half of his Tuesday press conference dealing with a report saying he has been told he will no longer coach the Bears after Thursday's game.
By the time Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy and his players spoke to the media Monday at Halas Hall, they had only about 72 hours to prepare for Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions.
For those Chicago Bears fans hanging on through this 3-7 season because they at least can watch rookie quarterback Justin Fields’ growth, Sunday’s 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens was like taking a helmet to the gut.
"I have always said from the beginning, we’ll know, and he’s done everything to show us he’s ready for this opportunity."
Justin Fields was outstanding on Sunday. He was electric. His accuracy on deep passes was uncanny and completely un-Bearlike.
Coming off one of the worst performances by an offense the NFL has seen, things can only get better for the Chicago Bears this week.
Quarterbacks Andy Dalton and Justin Fields both practiced Wednesday at Halas Hall — Dalton with a compression sleeve on his left leg and Fields with a brace on his right wrist that extended to his thumb — but it could be a day or two before the Chicago Bears name a starter for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Bears coach Matt Nagy was not ready to say who the starting quarterback will be when Chicago hosts the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — A historically bad effort by the Chicago offense has coach Matt Nagy rethinking his approach after only the third week of the season.
As Justin Fields stood in a cramped media room underneath FirstEnergy Stadium after his first NFL start, the Chicago Bears rookie quarterback began to get goosebumps.
The Chicago Bears planned to have Justin Fields adjust to the NFL while watching from the sideline as a backup to veteran Andy Dalton.
There was going to be a point, maybe later this season or early next, when Justin Fields was going to become Chicago's starting quarterback.
Sunday offered several glimpses into the potential perils of turning Justin Fields loose while he is still so green and inexperienced. Growing pains are inevitable for all rookie quarterbacks.
One of the great mysteries of Justin Fields’ performance in Sunday’s 20-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals is why the Chicago Bears didn’t change their game plan to favor him.
LAKE FOREST — Whether they want to or not, the Chicago Bears just might have to go with rookie Justin Fields.