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Properly, the Tyson Bagent story was enjoyable whereas it lasted.
As a result of whereas the rookie backup carried out admirably over the previous few weeks, Justin Fields returned Sunday and had one among his finest performances of the season in a 31-26 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Area.
Fields, who missed the final month with a dislocated thumb damage, did practically every thing in his energy to get Chicago the upset win over their division rivals. He gave the Bears a 12-point cushion with simply over 4 minutes remaining within the recreation.
Nevertheless, the Bears’ protection did not maintain up their finish of the discount, permitting the Lions to get 15 fourth quarter factors, together with a one-yard run by David Montgomery that gave Detroit the lead with simply 29 seconds remaining.
No quantity of Fields magic might save the Bears, nevertheless. And a fantastic return efficiency was tarnished because the third-year sign caller was strip sacked on the ultimate drive and it was scored as a security.
Fields ended the day with 16 go completions for 169 yards and a landing. He additionally added 104 yards within the speeding recreation as nicely.
Even in a loss, Bears followers had been joyful to see their QB1 enjoying nicely in his return from damage.
Justin Fields dancing on the Lions D is disrespectful 😂 pic.twitter.com/J9qrx8rAzT
Justin Fields feeling himself within the 4th quarter.
He is over 100 speeding yards.
Simply executed a 14 play, 8+ min drive. pic.twitter.com/YfKmjVGEHE
Simeon “Steamin Willie Beamen” Kelley @SirSimeonKelley
SOOOOO WE NOT GONE TALK ABOUT HOW JUSTIN FIELDS BALLING RIGHT NOW……
Gentle Accountant @airoderinde
Jacob Infante @jacobinfante24
This can be a particular throw by Justin Fields.
Sean Hammond @sean_hammond
Justin Fields is working for first downs and dancing after performs. That tells you all you should know.
Courtney Cronin @CourtneyRCronin
Justin Fields has greater than tripled the run manufacturing Lamar Jackson gained in opposition to the Lions D in Week 7. Fields has 18 speeding makes an attempt for 104 yards, which marks his fifth 100-yard speeding recreation, passing Russell Wilson for the third most by a quarterback. @ESPNStatsInfo
Ben Devine @Chicago_NFL
Justin Fields is showcasing why he’s QB1. pic.twitter.com/2UldkIMppO
Dave Kluge @DaveKluge
Me when individuals say slanderous issues about Justin Fields pic.twitter.com/gtt6rmhbHA
Brian Knights @BrianKnights3
Justin Fields pic.twitter.com/Jx8IrWyq6X
Subsequent Gen Stats @NextGenStats
Justin Fields & D.J. Moore (39-yd TD)
🔹 Air Distance: 49.1 yds
🔹 Completion Chance: 26.6%
Herb Lawrence @Ecnerwal23
It was teaching malpractice to not use Justin Fields like they’re right this moment
Gregg Rosenthal @greggrosenthal
saying that Justin Fields is outplaying Jared Goff can be an understatement
500 🏎 @Kameron_Hay
Of us was speaking about some rattling Tyson Bagent man. Justin Fields first recreation again he obtained smoke for the most effective crew within the division.
Jacob Infante @jacobinfante24
The Justin Fields run stands!
Lovely scramble by QB1 and insane stop-start athleticism on the large achieve. #Bears
Alex Shapiro @AlexShapiroNBCS
Tyler Scott slowed up for simply an prompt on that go route, and that was doubtless the distinction between an infinite play to ice the sport and an incomplete go.
Phenomenal throw from Justin Fields.
✶✶Connor Bedard Summer time ✶✶ @slamtrav
Justin Fields haters this week pic.twitter.com/gwWjBHbhPE
Ross Pins @chisportsross
Justin Fields makes it enjoyable to be Bears fan, idk how you possibly can ever be upset at him for that.
Fields will try and construct off this efficiency subsequent Monday evening because the Bears make a journey to Minnesota to tackle the white-hot Vikings and Josh Dobbs.