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Injury Update: Dalton to start again for injured Fields

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Justin Fields practiced on a limited basis Friday for the third straight day, but the Bears rookie quarterback is expected to miss his second consecutive game Sunday due to the broken ribs he sustained Nov. 21 against the Ravens.

"Justin's making good progress, [he's] just not there yet medically for the clearance," coach Matt Nagy told reporters.

Andy Dalton will make his second straight start Sunday against the Cardinals at Soldier Field, and fellow veteran Nick Foles will again serve as the backup quarterback if Fields, who is officially listed as doubtful, is sidelined.

In his first start in 10 weeks Thanksgiving Day in Detroit, Dalton completed 24 of 39 passes for 317 yards with one touchdown, one interception and an 85.1 passer rating in a 16-14 win over the Lions.

In his first season with the Bears, Dalton has appeared in five games with three starts, throwing for 788 yards with four TDs, two interceptions and an 89.4 passer rating.

Nagy said that Fields, who remains the team's No. 1 quarterback, is "definitely getting closer" to returning to action. After hosting the Cardinals, the Bears will visit the Packers on Sunday Night Football next weekend.

"I think 'progress' is definitely the good word for him," Nagy said, "being able to get out there in practice and throw the ball around and get used to doing the common stuff that you do.

"No matter what the injury is, there's always going to be some hesitation when it's your ribs, just the simple things of throwing, dropping back, stretching out to hand the ball off. All that stuff, he's improved with that and the pain has gotten better and better."

The Bears will continue to monitor Fields' injury through the weekend and into next week.

"We're obviously not going to go out there and hit him while he's running around in practice and see," Nagy said. "So, it's going to be a constant communication between him, our trainers, myself, just to see how he's feeling and how everything is going.

"We're going to evaluate it next week, and next week should be better. So, now we just need to figure out exactly from him talking to us as to how he feels."

In other injury news Friday, the Bears ruled receiver Marquise Goodwin (foot/ribs), running back Damien Williams (calf), defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (ankle) and defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. (ribs) out of Sunday's game. In addition, receiver Allen Robinson II is expected to miss his second straight contest after being unable to practice all week with a hamstring injury he sustained Nov. 8 against the Steelers.

There was some positive injury news for the Bears Friday: Inside linebacker Roquan Smith returned to practice on a limited basis and is questionable to play against the Cardinals. Smith sat out workouts Wednesday and Thursday with a hamstring injury that forced him to exit the Lions game.

Nagy said that Smith's availability is expected to be a game-time decision.

"I think he's getting close is what I would say," Nagy said. "That's why the game-time [decision]: get him out there and see what happens and where he's at. But I feel like he's a guy that's going to do everything he possibly can to be able to get ready to play.

"He understands where we're at. I'll leave it to [head athletic trainer] Andre [Tucker] and to Roquan and they'll let us know as to where he's at and how he's feeling and is it the best thing to do. And if it is, we're rolling. And I know Roquan wants to. And if it's not [possible], he's going to understand that we're not [going to play him]."

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Table - Injury report
Player Injury Game status
PRO CAREER:


Sixth-year pro has totaled 14.5 sacks in his stops with Oakland, New York Giants, New Orleans and Chicago
Has played in 74 games with 24 starts; also has 30 QBH, 18 TFL and 5 FF to his credit 
Also has played in three postseason games; one with Oakland in 2016, one with New Orleans in 2019 and one with the Bears in 2020


HONORS:


2015: NFL.com All-Rookie team (Gil Brandt); Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 10)


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Played in 15 games; tied for third on the team with 4.0 sacks and was fifth with six TFL
Recorded four tackles, two TFL and a QBH in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Career-high 2.0 sacks for minus-27 yards in the Week 14 win over the Texans
Recorded his first sack of the season in Week 6 at Carolina; also had two tackles
Recorded his second sack of the season in Week 9 at the Titans
Posted a career-high two TFL in the Week 7 at the Rams and again in Week 14 vs. the Texans


2019 SEASON (Saints):


Played in 14 games for New Orleans totaling 3.0 sacks and one forced fumble
Had his first sack at Carolina in Week 12 where he also had one QBH and a FF
Notched his second sack of the season vs. SF in Week 14 and his third in Week 17 at Carolina


2018 SEASON (Giants):


Played in 15 games for the Giants recording 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble 


2017 SEASON (Raiders):


Recorded a career-high 3.5 sacks and four tackles for loss
Played and started in 14 games


2016 SEASON (Raiders):


Missed a majority of the season with a hip injury 
Played in two games towards end of season, and logged one tackle


2015 SEASON (Raiders):


Logged a career best 33 tackles as a rookie
Also had 2.0 sacks, starting 10 games and playing in 14
Mario Edwards Jr.
Ribs Out
PRO CAREER:


Has recorded 13 TD receptions during his NFL career, 8 of which have gone for 40 or more yards
Since entering the NFL in 2013, has registered 140 receptions for 2,323 yds. His 16.6 rec avg. is the 5th-highest in the NFL among active receivers (min. 100 rec.)


HONORS & AWARDS:

2017: Len Eshmont Award, Ed Block Courage Award, Garry Niver Award (49ers)

2020 SEASON (Eagles):


Sat out of the 2020 NFL season due to COVID-19 pandemic


2019 SEASON (49ers):


Played in nine games (six starts) and registered 12 receptions for 186 yds and 1 TD before being placed on the Injured Reserve List on 12/10
Connected with QB Jimmy Garoppolo on a 38-yd. TD. at Cincinnati (9/15). It marked Goodwin’s first TD of the season and 13th of his career. He finished the game with 3 catches for 77 yds. and 1 TD


2018 SEASON (49ers):


Played in 11 games with 8 starts registering 23 catches for 395 yards and a career-high four TDs on the season
Recorded his best game as a pro in Week 6 at Green Bay, recording a career-high 126 receiving yards and a career-high two TDs


2017 SEASON (49ers):


In his first season with San Francisco, he started in all 16 games, catching a career-high 56 passes for a career-high 962 receiving yards with two TDs
Goodwin logged three 100-yard receiving performances (Weeks 5, 14-15), including one where he logged a career-high 10 receptions vs. Tennessee in Week 15


2016 SEASON (Bills):


Appeared in 15 games with 9 starts for Buffalo. Caught 29 passes for 431 yards and three TDs
Hauled in the longest reception of his career, an 84-yard TD from Tyrod Taylor in Week 2 vs. New York Jets. Goodwin finished with two receptions for 112 yards and a TD in the game


2015 SEASON (Bills):


Another season plagued by injuries, only appeared in two games, recording two receptions for 24 yards


2014 SEASON (Bills):


In 2014, hobbled by numerous injuries (concussion, ankle, ribs, and hamstring), Goodwin caught only one pass for 42 yards, which came against the Detroit Lions


2013 SEASON (Bills):


Played 12 games in his rookie season, making 17 receptions for 283 receiving yards
Caught his first career TD Week 6 against the Cincinnati Bengals - a 40-yard pass from Thaddeus Lewis
Served as the Bills return man, having 16 kickoff return opportunities totaling 351 returning yards.
Marquise Goodwin
Foot/ribs Out
PRO CAREER:


In his sixth season with the Bears and 10th overall in 2021
Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2018
Has started 101 of 129 games with 37.0 sacks, 68 TFLs, six forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries with the Saints (2012-15), Patriots (2015) and Bears (2016-20); also has played in six postseason games with four starts


HONORS:

2019: Ranked No. 39 on NFL's Top 100 list
2018: Named to the Pro Bowl (DT)
2016: Named Week 13 NFC Defensive Player of the Week

2020 SEASON (Bears):


Played in 15 games with 15 starts, missing the Week 12 game at the Packers with an injury
Recorded six tackles and two QBH in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Had a team-high 21 QBHs on the season; recorded 3.5 sacks for minus-23.5 yards
Recorded 1.5 sacks in the Week 3 win at the Falcons, where he also had a career-high 5 QBHs; added 3 QBHs in the Week 15 win at Minnesota
Recorded 1.0 sack for minus-9 yards in the Week 1 win at Detroit; also had four tackles in that game with one QBH
Had his second sack of the season in the Week 2 win over the Giants to go along with three tackles
Season-high six tackles in Week 4 vs. the Colts, including one TFL and two QBH
Recovered a fumble and also added a TFL in the Week 6 win at the Panthers


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Started five games in which he played, recording 10 tackles, 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery and one TF
Placed on Injured Reserve on 10/15 after suffering an elbow injury against the Raiders in London
Activated from Injured Reserve on 12/14 and recorded four tackles and two QBH in Week 15 at GB


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Named to his first Pro Bowl after starting 16 games and recording 55 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 12 tackles for loss, five pass breakups and three forced fumbles
Recorded a career-high five tackles for loss vs. MIN (11/18
S)cored on a one-yard touchdown run at NYG (12/2)
Led team in tackles for loss and was second on the team in sacks
Recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19)


2017 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games, recording 54 tackles, 15 TFLs, 2 fumble recoveries and a career-high 8.5 sacks for a loss of 57 yards
Recorded 20 QBHs, the most by a Chicago Bear in single-season since the stat was tracked in 2006


2016 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games at DE, setting a career-high in tackles (71), sacks (7), pass breakups (3) and forced fumbles (2), 5 TFLs and recovered 1 fumble
Only defensive player to start every game


2015 SEASON (Saints/Patriots):


Appeared in 16 games, making 3 starts with the Patriots and Saints
Posted 23 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR
All 3 starts came with New Orleans, where he collected 2 assisted tackles
In 13 games with New England, notched 21 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR
Saw action in 2 playoff games, posting 3 tackles and 1 TFL


2014 SEASON (Saints):


Started 14-of-15 games, posting 41 tackles, 2 sacks and 7 TFLs
Placed on Injured Reserve prior the season finale


2013 SEASON (Saints): Started 16-of-16 games for the first time in his career


Posted then career-highs in tackles (56), sacks (4.5) and TFLs (8)
56 tackles were the most among the Saints defensive front
Started both of the Saints' postseason contests, notching 7 tackles and 0.5 sacks


2012 SEASON (Saints):


Appeared in 14 games with the Saints as a rookie, tallying 20 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 2 TFLs and 1 forced fumble
Akiem Hicks
Ankle Out
PRO CAREER:


Has appeared in 88 career NFL games with 84 starts over six-plus seasons with the Jaguars (2014-17) and Bears (2018-20)
Has recorded 457 career receptions for 5,999 yards (13.1 avg) and 39 touchdowns
Has recorded at least one reception in all 88 career games
Became the fifth Bears player ever to post back-to-back 1,000 yard-seasons (2019-20)
Tied for first in 10+ reception games with five in Bears history with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery
Owns 16 games of 100+ receiving yards and his eight career multi-touchdown performances, is tied for seventh in the NFL since he entered the league in 2014
Recorded four multiple TD games in Jacksonville, which are tied for the second most in franchise history
His 14 TD receptions in 2015 with Jacksonville set the single-season franchise record


HONORS:


2019: Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee; Ed Block Courage Award
2015: Pro Bowl Selection; Ed Block Courage Award


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Led the team with 102 receptions (sixth in the NFL) for 1,250 yards and six touchdowns
In Week 16, he reached 100 receptions on the season for the first time in his career; it marked the first 100-catch season by a Bears player since Matt Forte in 2014 (102) and the first by a WR since Brandon Marshall in 2013 (100)
In Week 14, he eclipsed 1,000 yards for the season, becoming the fifth Bears player ever to post back-to-back 1,000-yard campaigns, joining Curtis Conway (1995-96), Marty Booker (2001-02), Brandon Marshall (2012-13), and Alshon Jeffery (2013-14)
He joined former WR Brandon Marshall as the only Bears players to surpass season totals of 100 catches and 1,200 receiving yards (Marshall did so twice 2012-13)
Had 22 receptions of 20+ yards, which was tied for most in Bears history (Marcus Robinson, 22, 1999)
Currently has a catch of 20+ yards in 14 straight games, the longest such streak in Bears history
Had 12 games with at least 70 yards receiving, including four games with 100+
Caught two touchdowns on eight receptions for 74 yards in Week 12 at Green Bay. His four multi-TD games as a Bear is four off of Harlon Hill's (8) for the most multi-TD games in Bears history
Tied a career high with 10 catches for 123 yards and a 37-yard touchdown in the Week 3 win over the Falcons
Also recorded 10 catches for 90 yards in the Week 5 win over the Buccaneers
Recorded another 100-yard performance in Week 4 vs. the Colts, catching seven passes for 101 yards, including one touchdown late in the fourth quarter; eclipsed 5,000 career receiving yards with a 27-yard grab in the second quarter vs. IND
Caught five passes for 74 yards in the Week 1 win at Detroit, including a long of 22 yards
Caught a season-long 42 yarder in Week 7 at the Rams; caught four passes for 70 yards in the game
Recorded six catches for 87 yards and a touchdown in the Week 8 overtime loss to the Saints; became the 17th NFL player in history to hit career totals of at least 400 receptions, 5,000 receiving yards and 35 TDs by their 80th career game vs. NO


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 16 games with 15 starts, recording a career-high 98 receptions for 1,147 yards (11.7 avg) and seven touchdowns (all team highs)
Recorded three 100-yard receiving games, including a season-high 131 in the Week 12 win over the Giants
Recorded 13 games with at least five catches, including seven games with seven or more
Went over the 1,000-yard mark in Week 15 at GB, becoming the first Bears receiver to eclipse 1,000 yards since Alshon Jeffery in 2014
His 1,147 total receiving yards marked the second-highest of his career and he joined Brandon Marshall (2012-13) and Marty Booker (2002) as the only Bears to record 95+ receptions and 1,100 yards in a single season
Over the last six games Robinson totaled 41 catches for 514 yards and four TDs; 29 of those 41 catches went for first downs
Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 13 games (12 starts), recording 754 yards on 55 receptions (13.7 avg) and four touchdowns
Hauled in 10 receptions in Week 2 vs. Seattle, which matched his career-high
Recorded two touchdowns vs. Detroit
Caught 10 passes for 143 yards in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI; the 10 receptions tied Matt Forte for most receptions in a postseason game and 143 receiving yards are most all-time in a postseason game in franchise history (passing Willie Gault - 129)
Inactive for Games 7-8 and 16


2017 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started the opening game, catching one pass for 17 yards before injuring his knee in the first quarter at Houston
Placed on Injured Reserve in Week 2 for the remainder of the season


2016 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started all 16 games for the Jaguars, catching 73 passes for 883 yards (12.1 avg) and six touchdowns
Recorded two 100+ yard games: had 9 catches for 147 yards in Week 16 win vs. TEN and had 9 catches for 107 yards in a Week 10 loss to Houston


2015 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started all 16 games, recording 80 receptions for 1,400 yards (17.5 avg) and 14 touchdowns
His 14 touchdowns set a single-season franchise record and tied for the NFL lead (Doug Baldwin, Brandon Marshall)
Set career-highs in receptions with 10 at Tennessee (12/6), receiving yards (155, vs. MIA 9/15) and receiving TDs (3, at TEN 12/6)
Caught a career-long 90-yard touchdown at New Orleans
Recorded six 100-yard receiving games, including two games with 150+ yards
Recorded 61 catches for first downs and 19 catches of 25+ yards


2014 SEASON (Jaguars):


Played in 10 games (8 starts) as a rookie, recording 48 receptions for 548 yards (11.4 avg) and 2 touchdowns
Was tied for first among rookies in receptions and fourth in receiving yards at the time of his injury
Placed on Injured Reserve in Week 12
Allen Robinson II
Hamstring Doubtful
PRO CAREER:


Finished his third NFL season in 2020 after being drafted in the first round (8th overall) in the 2018 draft
Has appeared in 44 career games (42 starts), totaling 361 tackles, 14 PDs, 4 INTs, 11.0 sacks and 31 TFLs
Has now recorded 100+ tackles in each of his first three seasons, becoming the first Chicago defender to have three straight seasons of 100-plus tackles, since Lance Briggs did so for six seasons (2004-2009)
His 139 tackles in 2020 ranked 4th most by a Bears defender in a season, since tackles were an official stat
His 107 tackles in 2018 ranked second all-time among Bears rookies
Recorded a sack on his first ever NFL snap in Week 1 of 2018 at Green Bay
Recorded seven tackles and an interception in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19), making him just the sixth rookie in Bears history to record an interception in a postseason game
Has 17 career 10+ tackle games, the third most in Bears history since 1987


HONORS:


2021: AP All-Pro (second team)
2020: AP All-Pro (second team)
2018: ESPN.com All-Rookie team


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Finished second in the NFL with 98 solo tackles; and sixth in combined tackles (139) and was second in the NFL with 18 TFL, only behind T.J. Watt (23)
Finished the season as the only NFL defender to record over 100 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and have at least two sacks and interceptions. These totals have only been accomplished three times now since 2015.
Intercepted two passes in Week 16, becoming the first Chicago linebacker to have a multi-interception game since Lance Briggs in 2008; additionally, he is one of 15 defenders and the only LB to have a multi-interception game in 2020
Matched a career best two sacks in the Week 14 win vs. Houston; finished with 12 tackles and two sacks
Logged a season-high 14 tackles, matched a career-high with three TFL and added one sack in Week 10 vs. Minnesota
Logged a team-high 11 tackles vs. New Orleans and again the very next week at the Titans
Tallied 13 tackles (11 solo) and a career-high 3 TFL in Week 4 vs. the Colts
Had 12 tackles, one TFL and one PD in the Week 6 win at Carolina
Recorded seven tackles, including five solo and one TFL, in the Week 1 win in Detroit
Had eight tackles (seven solo) and one TFL in the Week 2 win over the Giants


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Started 12 games in which he played, recording 100 tackles, two pass defenses, two sacks, one interception and five TFLs
Recorded career-highs with 16 tackles and 2.0 sacks on Thanksgiving at DET, joining Vinny Rey and Patrick Willis as the only platers to have 15+ tackles and two more sacks in a game since 1982
Recorded five double-digit tackle games
Intercepted Rams QB Jared Goff in Week 11
inactive for Week 4 vs. MIN; placed on Injured Reserve on 12/9


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 16 games (14 starts), recording team-high 122 tackles (two shy of the Bears rookie record), four passes defensed, one interception, five sacks and eight tackles-for-loss
Recorded a sack on his first ever NFL snap at GB
Recorded a season-high 13 tackles at Miami (10/14); tied that season-high at Buffalo (11/4)
107 tackles is second all-time among Bears rookies
Recorded seven tackles and an interception in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19), making him just the sixth rookie in Bears history to record an interception in a postseason game
Roquan Smith
Hamstring Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Eighth-year running back enters his first season with the Bears in 2021; opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19
Has appeared in 85 games with 13 starts over six NFL seasons with the Dolphins (2014-17) and Chiefs (2018-19); has rushed for 1,355 yards and 14 touchdowns on 306 carries and caught 142 passes for 1,136 yards and 10 TDs
Also has 369 rushing yards and six scores and 189 receiving yards and five scores in six postseason contests
Williams is the only Chiefs player in franchise history to record multiple 100-yard rushing games in the postseason; his 60 points are the most in team annals
His 11 career postseason touchdowns, the second most among active players (Rob Gronkowski, 14)
In the Super Bowl vs. San Francisco (2/2/20), Williams scored two touchdowns; he scored six total touchdowns during the 2019 postseason and 10 overall postseason touchdowns for his career with Kansas City
His 10 postseason touchdowns are the most in Chiefs history and his six postseason rushing touchdowns are the most in Chiefs franchise history; he recorded 355 postseason career rushing yards, the second-most in Chiefs history
Owns 251 career postseason rushing yards, the second-most in Chiefs history; his 48 postseason points are the most in team annals


2020 SEASON (Chiefs):


COVID-19 opt-out


2019 SEASON (Chiefs):


Played in 11 games with six starts, rushing for 498 yards and five scores and catching 30 passes for 213 yards and two TDs
With the Chiefs trailing the 49ers 20-17 in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV, Williams caught a 5-yard TD pass from Patrick Mahomes to give Kansas City a 24-20 lead with 2:44 remaining and then scored a second TD on a 38-yard run to clinch the victory with 1:12 to play; rushed for 104 yards in the Super Bowl and became the first player in NFL history to run for at least 100 yards while producing rushing and receiving touchdowns in a Super Bowl
In the playoff game vs. Tennessee (1/19/20), Williams scored his third rushing touchdown of the 2019 postseason and fifth-career postseason rushing touchdown
His eight total touchdowns in the postseason are the most in team history and his five rushing touchdowns in the postseason are the most in franchise history
In the game vs. the Houston Texans (1/12/20), Williams scored three touchdowns; his two rushing touchdowns in this game tie the franchise's single-game postseason record
In the game vs. Minnesota, scored on a career-long 91-yard touchdown run, tying RB Jamaal Charles for the franchise’s longest run from scrimmage (at New Orleans, Sept. 23, 2012)


2018 SEASON (Chiefs):


Played in 16 games with three starts, rushing for 256 yards and four TDs while catching 23 passes for 160 yards and two TDs
Blocked a punt in Week 9 vs. Cleveland (11/4/18) to set up a Kansas City touchdown
Topped the Chiefs postseason record books during the 2018 postseason with most postseason touchdowns (4), most points in a postseason game (18 vs. New England; 1/20/19) and most touchdowns in a postseason game (3 vs. New England; 1/20/19)


2017 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in 11 games with four starts; rushed for 181 yards and caught 20 passes for 155 yards and a score.


2016 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in 15 games for the Dolphins, rushing for 115 yards on 35 carries with three touchdowns and recorded a career-high 249 receiving yards and three touchdowns
Made his first playoff appearance with Miami in the AFC Wild Card game at Pittsburgh on January 8, 2017 and rushed three times for 14 yards (4.7 avg.) and caught one reception for a 4-yard touchdown


2015 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in all 16 games; caught 21 passes for 142 yards and a score while also rushing 16 times for 59 yards


2014 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in all 16 games; caught 21 passes for 187 yards and a touchdowns and rushed for 122 yards on 36 carries
Made his NFL debut with Miami on September 7, 2014 vs. New England, returning a kick for 19 yards.
Damien Williams
Calf Out
PRO CAREER:


Selected by the Bears with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft; the Bears acquired the 11th overall selection after completing a trade with the New York Giants
Fields is just the third Ohio State quarterback in the common draft era to be selected in the first round of an NFL draft, joining Art Schlichter (No. 4 overall pick in 1982) and Dwayne Haskins (No. 15 overall pick in 2019)
Fields is the 31st Buckeye to be selected by the Bears and the first since Marcus Freeman in 2009
Recorded 103 rushing yards vs. the 49ers in Week 8, making him the second quarterback in Bears history to surpass the century mark in rushing, dating back to at least 1960 (Bobby Douglass, three times)


2021 SEASON (Bears):


Made 12 appearances with 10 starts, throwing for 1,870 yards and seven TDs
Rushed for 420 yards and two TDs
Rushed for his first NFL touchdown in the third quarter of Week 1 at the Rams. In doing so he became the first Bears rookie quarterback to rush for a touchdown in his first career game since Johnny Lujack, who rushed for a TD against Green Bay in Week 2 of 1948
Recorded 31 rushing yards and 60 passing yards in the Bears home season-opening victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, entering the game in relief of starter Andy Dalton who left with an injury
Had his first NFL start in Week 3 vs. the Cleveland Browns
Started and completed 11 of 17 passes (64.7%) for 209 yards in the Week 4 win over the Lions; connected on a season-long 64-yard pass to Darnell Mooney
Completed his first-career touchdown pass, a two-yarder to tight end Jesper Horsted with 13:16 to go in the second quarter to put Chicago in front during the Week 5 victory at the Raiders
Registered a season-high 43 rushing yards along with a season-high 16 pass completions vs. the Packers in Week 6; he also recorded his second-career passing touchdown, a five-yard pass to Mooney
Rushed 10 times for a season-high 103 yards in Week 8 vs. SF, becoming the first Bears QB to rush for 100+ yards since Bobby Douglass in 1973. Also completed 19 of 27 passes for 175 yards and a TD, and in doing so he became the third rookie QB (Robert Griffin and Marcus Mariota) with 100+ rush yards, rush TD & pass TD in single game in NFL history
Completed 17-of-29 passes for a season-high 291 passing yards at the Steelers. His seven completions on balls 15+ yards downfield in Pittsburgh are tied for the most by a Bears QB over the past 15 seasons
Fields also averaged 15.6 air yards per attempt in Week 9, which is the second most by any quarterback in a game this season
Recorded 79 passing yards and 23 rushing yards Week 11 vs. the Ravens before exiting the game at the start of the third quarter due to injury
Inactive Weeks 12-13 due to injury
Recorded two passing TDs for the first time this season Week 14 at the Packers. His 54-yard TD pass to WR Damiere Byrd with 3:21 to go in the second quarter marked his longest to date. He also rushed for a team-high 74 yards on the ground
Completed 26 of 39 passes for 285 yards, one touchdown and a rating of 96.6, his highest of the season vs. the Vikings in Week 15. His 285 yards marked his second highest total of season
Inactive Weeks 16-17 due to injury
Inactive Week 18 due to being on Reserve/COVID-19 list
Justin Fields
Ribs Doubtful

Nagy also revealed Friday that rookie second-round pick Teven Jenkins likely will be activated Saturday and be available to play Sunday.

Jenkins has been on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list since the start of the regular season after he underwent back surgery in mid-August. The rookie tackle returned to practice Nov 15, beginning a three-week window to activate him that ends Monday.

If Jenkins is activated Saturday as expected, Nagy said that he would speak with offensive coordinator Bill Lazor and offensive line coach Juan Castillo about what role the Oklahoma State product would fill against the Cardinals.

"We'll go over it and try to get a feel moving forward for where he's at, which side and everything like that," Nagy said. "But I think for us just now being able to activate him and get him up is the good part."

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