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The Bear’s Den, August 22, 2021

Justin Fields escaped serious injury, but... that’s about all the good that can be said about yesterday’s game against Buffalo

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THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Bears-Bills final score: To evaluate Justin Fields, Bears need to team him with starters - Chicago Sun-Times - The Soldier Field crowd rose to its feet when rookie quarterback Justin Fields finally, mercifully, took the field to start the second half Saturday. He might have been the only person in the huddle the fans recognized.

‘Good Mitch’ Trubisky returns to Soldier Field - Chicago Sun-Times - The former Bears quarterback burned his ex-teammates for a touchdown pass and led four touchdown drives as the Bills took a 28-0 lead in the first half in their preseason game.

Column: Where do Chicago Bears go from here after preseason rout? - Chicago Tribune - It's going to be a bit of a challenging homework assignment for Bears coach Matt Nagy to properly interpret the 41-15 preseason butt-kicking by the Bills at Soldier Field. It was ugly. From start to finish. Across all three phases.

Bears’ Justin Fields should get first-team reps in last preseason game - RSN
- Everyone can see it: Justin Fields has earned a bigger opportunity.

Bears vs. Bills: Rodney Adams made strong preseason impression - Bears Wire
- Rodney Adams had the play of the game vs. Bills and continues to impress, which is why he's Bears Wire's Player of the Game.

Ellis: For now, Bears are sticking with the plan - 670 The Score - Pick any narrative from the Bears’ 41-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field on Saturday afternoon, and there’s probably enough meat on the bone for a different hour-long radio segment every day until the regular-season opener.

Bears QB Justin Fields shows he could save what seems like a sinking season - Chicago Sun-Times - Listening to coach Matt Nagy rave about Fields is the most confusing thing you will ever hear. It’s as though he sees the same thing everyone else sees is on the brink of finally admitting he should change his plan, but resists.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Wiltfong: Andy Dalton still the QB1 for Chicago - Windy City Gridiron - No change in the quarterback pecking order for the Chicago Bears.

Schmitz: Chicago Bears badly bloodied by Buffalo Bills, look to bounce back versus Tennessee - Windy City Gridiron - In this episode of Bear With Me, Robert S. brings on a special guest to help him digest a rough Bears preseason loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Wiltfong: Justin Fields is fine after that vicious looking hit - Windy City Gridiron - Deep sigh of relief Bears’ fans...

Curl: Chicago Bears 41 to 15 loss to Buffalo Bills proves once and for all that pre-season wins don’t matter - Windy City Gridiron - Based on today’s game, Ryan Pace is 2 for 2 drafting first round quarterbacks...

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