Andy dalton Saved Fields in two plays in the second quarter after the Raiders defensive end Yannick Gakoue Fields’ left foot was awkwardly bent as he dismissed the pick from the back in the first round.
“I knew I had extended it too much,” Fields said. “I was trying to see if I could get up, but I was able to leave the field, but after a while I started to feel that I was recovering, so I was trying to see how stable it was. I was able to run. “
Bears quickly determined that Fields was healthy enough to rejoin the game.
Fields effectively managed the Chicago attack. The 2021 NFL Draft’s 11th overall pick completed 12 or 20 passes at 111 yards, throwing his first NFL regular season touchdown pass to the tight end. Jesper Horsted..
Head coach Matt Nagy did not appear to be overly worried about Fields’ knee injury moving forward.
“His toughness was great, it was great,” Nagy said. “That’s all. That’s the best thing I’m about to take out, his toughness.”
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Chicago Bears Matt Nagy praises Justin Fields’ “toughness” after QB has played most of the match with his knees overstretched
https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/32377334/chicago-bears-matt-nagy-lauds-justin-fields-toughness-qb-plays-most-game-hyperextended-knee Chicago Bears Matt Nagy praises Justin Fields’ “toughness” after QB has played most of the match with his knees overstretched