According to head coach Matt Nagy, Chicago ponders whether it will start its game against the Lions with Justin Fields, Andy Dalton or Nick Foles
LAKE FOREST – Everything is on the table for the Chicago Bears.
The head coach Matt nagy said Monday that all three quarterbacks of Chicago –Justin Fields, Andy Dalton and Nick Foles– are being considered to start Sunday against the Detroit Lions after the defeat of Week 3 26-6 against Cleveland browns.
Dalton is currently outcast due to a left knee injury, and Fields suffered an injury to his right hand against the Browns. Fields had an X-ray after the game and said he felt fine, but Nagy he was not ready to commit to a headline for the duel of the Lions.
“All three are now being considered in terms of where they are, so we’ll just have to see in the next couple of days where they all are,” he said. Nagy. “We know where you are Nick, in terms of health, but we want to take a look at Justin and Andy. Then for us to stay at that and make sure we have a plan for any of them. “
Fields completed just 6 of 20 passes for 68 yards and was sacked nine times in his first regular season start in the NFL.
As a team, Bears they had just 47 yards net, 1 net per pass, six first downs, went 1 of 11 on third down, and averaged 1.1 yards per offensive play in Cleveland.
Despite monumental offensive problems, Nagy felt that Fields was properly prepared to face the Browns.
“I loved your preparation [de cara al partido]”, said Nagy. “I think he learned a lot throughout the practice week that we had. I think he improved every day. And again, one of the things that we talk about for him throughout this process that he’s going through is that there will be high points and low points.
“Now, that was a really very low bass there. So we have to make sure that we are doing everything we can to put them in situations where it is succeeding. And I think how positive it is. Justin, the determination of Justin if he’s great, he’ll be able to come back from something like that for all the things I’ve already said. “