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The Bear’s Draft Day Two Den, April 30, 2021

Justin Fields. Works for me.

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2021 NFL Draft: QB Justin Fields, Ohio State, Round 1, Pick 11 - Chicago Bears - The Bears boldly traded up nine spots in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night to select Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields with the No. 11 overall pick.

Franchise is Reset: Bears Have a New Quarterback (And 2021 Has Promise) - Da Bears Blog - When the Bears gave their postseason presser, they used the word “collaboration” a whole bunch and received the scorn of the Chicago media. Many seemed to think their reliance on clichés and platitudes showed a lack of sympathy for their fans; a failure to understand that the achievements of the previous seasons were not nearly good enough.

Bernstein: Ryan Pace, Bears repeat history amid skepticism - 670 The Score - Pace’s history with quarterback mitigates some of the excitement around the big addition of Justin Fields.

Bears trade up to No. 11 in NFL Draft, select Justin Fields - 670 The Score - Four years after taking a bold swing in trading up for a quarterback in the NFL Draft, general manager Ryan Pace and the Bears did it again Thursday, moving up to No. 11 to select Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields.

Chicago Bears 2021 Draft Class Review Podcasts - Windy City Gridiron - Every selection the Chicago Bears make will get a fresh podcast from our guys breaking own the pick and you can eventually find them all right here.

Bears trade up, pick Ohio State QB Justin Fields in 1st round of 2021 NFL Draft - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears moved up to No. 11 to take the Ohio State quarterback.

Chicago Bears draft Justin Fields, trading up to take QB at No. 11 - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace traded up from No. 20 to select Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

2021 NFL Draft grades for every Round 1 pick - Bears make a great move – The Athletic - Starting with the Jags taking Clemson's Trevor Lawrence at No. 1, how did every team fare on day one of the 2021 NFL Draft?

Chicago Bears draft QB Justin Fields: Another bold move and a new hope at quarterback – The Athletic - The Chicago Bears traded up from the No. 20 pick to No. 11 and drafted quarterback Justin Fields.

From Pats' Mac Jones to Bears' Justin Fields, which Round 1 QB-team pairing are you most intrigued by? – The Athletic - The Bears traded up to nab Justin Fields at 11 and Mac Jones fell to the Patriots at No. 15. What should we make of the five Round 1 QBs?

Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears’ 2021 First-Round Pick - The Chicago Audible - In this episode of The Chicago Audible, the guys share their instant reaction and analysis of the Chicago Bears drafting Justin Fields.

Bears' Justin Fields says no chip on shoulder as 4th QB drafted - RSN - New Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields says there isn't a chip on his shoulder for being the fourth quarterback selected in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Bears draft Justin Fields: Fans hyped on Twitter - RSN - Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy got their guy in the first round.

Chicago Bears Trade Up for Justin Fields - Sports Illustrated - The dynamic athletic quarterback who led Ohio State into the national title game has become a Chicago Bear with the 11th pick overall after a trade up with the New York Giants.

Under Center Podcast - Your Chicago Bears trade with the New York Giants for the 11th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and select quarterback Justin Fields out of Ohio State University. The Under Center crew of Ken Davis, Eric Strobel, and Tony Gill react to the Bears trade and selection as a new era of Bears football begins.

Bears trade up with Giants, draft QB Justin Fields 11th overall - RSN - The Chicago Bears picked Justin Fields with their first-round pick of the 2021 NFL Draft and Adam Hoge breaks down the pick.

Fresh start: Justin Fields is Matt Nagy’s baby - Chicago Sun-Times - After struggling to develop a quarterback he inherited in Mitch Trubisky, the Bears’ coach has a player he scouted from the start of the process, with a better vision of what his offense needs. It’s all up to Nagy now.

2021 NFL Draft: Bears GM Ryan Pace’s big swing on QB Justin Fields is justifiable - Chicago Sun-Times
- Pace’s bold move this year makes far more sense than when he traded up to take Mitch Trubisky.


Infante: Film study - New Bears QB Justin Fields brings franchise potential - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears have acquired the quarterback who could very well be their franchise player for quite some time.

Column: Justin Fields is the best QB in the 2021 draft - Land-Grant Holy Land - Zach Wilson, Mac Jones, Trey Lance, and — dare I say — Trevor Lawrence should all be taken after Fields tonight.

Twitter reacts to Chicago Bears first round pick QB Justin Fields - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears have made their pick and Twitter had opinions and immediate reactions

Sunderbruch: Grade the Trade: Moving From 20 to 11 - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears gave up a lot to move from #20 to #11, but was the price right?

Wiltfong: NFL Draft Results 2021 - Chicago Bears trade up and take Justin Fields - Windy City Gridiron - YES!


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