In the aftermath of Justin Fields breaking the NFL record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a regular-season game, here's what local & national media, Fields' teammates and even Bears opponents are saying about the second-year pro's historic performance.
Tyreek Hill: “I didn’t know Justin Fields was that fast.”— Marcel Louis-Jacques (@Marcel_LJ) November 6, 2022
Jaelan Phillips: “Justin Fields is a monster … he’s legit.”— Marcel Louis-Jacques (@Marcel_LJ) November 6, 2022
I asked Dolphins linebacker Melvin Ingram for one word to describe Justin Fields' performance Sunday. He gave me four, but they were all the same:— Mark Potash (@MarkPotash) November 7, 2022
"Special. Special. Special. Special. It's simple. He's special."
Even in defeat, the #Bears finally had a weapon opponents could prepare for — and still not stop. "Justin Fields is legit, man. He’s a monster,” Dolphins linebacker Jaelan Phillips said. “He’s gonna be incredible in this league.” Story: https://t.co/BIxyQfxUlg— Mark Potash (@MarkPotash) November 7, 2022
Justin Fields' dazzling performance elicited only respect from the Dolphins.— Mark Potash (@MarkPotash) November 6, 2022
"I'm glad we don't have to see him again," safety Eric Rowe said.
Mike McDaniel on why containing Justin Fields was so difficult: "He's as fast as any skill position— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) November 6, 2022
runner. Like he is really, really fast and he can cut and
break tackles. There are a lot of running quarterbacks.
This one in particular I think is very elite and adept at that."
Peter King on Justin Fields: "The best player in football Sunday? Not Tyreek Hill. Not even Joe Mixon. Justin Fields. Not only did he set the NFL regular-season record for a QB with 178 rushing yards, but he had his third straight dominant game in a 35-32 loss to Miami. 1/2 https://t.co/p9dazBvGBs— Larry Mayer (@LarryMayer) November 7, 2022
“I’m glad we got 1 on our side.”— jon greenberg (@jon_greenberg) November 7, 2022
“He a dog, man.”
“He is really, really fast and he can cut and break tackles.”
“Just trying to stay calm when a bunch of chaos is going on around me.”
Justin Fields has everyone talking. In a good way!https://t.co/Fo4WV3QOyS
"It's insane. It's nuts. When you see him run like that and then be able to execute in the pass game like he did, it's pretty special, for sure."— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) November 7, 2022
On Justin Fields’ record setting day as a rusher in a shootout with the Miami Dolphins.🔽https://t.co/vGJZy2Jzwi
"running around, he’s always trying to make plays for us as an offense when things break down. He’s a great player at doing that for sure."— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) November 6, 2022
Teven Jenkins said of Justin Fields: "He’s special. We just need to be able to use him the way he’s meant to be used and give him time in the pocket. He's a great runner, even better passer. I mean, we just need to give him time. It's very exciting for the future."— Chris Emma (@CEmma670) November 6, 2022
Bears TE Cole Kmet on what he's thinking when he sees Justin Fields take off running: "Get out of his way."— Kevin Fishbain (@kfishbain) November 6, 2022
Crazy how good Justin Fields looks when you play to his strengths and put pressure on the defense to defend all 11— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) November 6, 2022
Really feels like Justin Fields is putting it all together now. It’s fun to watch.— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) November 6, 2022