Rookie quarterback Justin Fields was sacked 9 occasions, and the Bears offense was held to solely 47 yards and 6 first downs in a 26-6 loss on Sunday afternoon. The loss put the Bears at 1-2 for the season.
On Monday, Bears head coach Matt Nagy met with reporters and mentioned that he hasn’t determined who will likely be below heart for Chicago in its Week 4 matchup in opposition to the Detroit Lions. Fields is at the moment coping with a hand harm that he sustained on Sunday, and Andy Dalton — who was the starter heading into the season — suffered a knee harm final week.
The one different possibility for the Bears is third-string quarterback and former Tremendous Bowl MVP Nick Foles.
“They’re all three into consideration proper now in regard to the place they’re at,” Nagy mentioned through NFL.com. “We’ll simply must see the subsequent couple days the place they’re all at. We all know the place Nick (Foles) is at, health-wise, however we simply wish to keep watch over Justin and Andy and for us to only keep on that and be sure that we have now a plan for any of these.”
In his NFL debut, Fields accomplished six of 20 passes for 68 yards. He completed with a web of 1 passing yard because of the 9 sacks that he took — 4 and a half of which got here by the hands of Browns Professional Bowl defensive finish Myles Garrett.
Nagy was requested by a reporter about Fields and why he didn’t have a lot of an opportunity to make any performs on Sunday.
“There was a mix with these performs that goes into it,” Nagy replied. “Generally it may very well be a breakdown in safety; generally it may very well be the ball’s not out on time; generally it may very well be good protection by the protection. Or generally it may very well be a nasty play name. So there’s 4 issues that it may very well be once you undergo the sport. There was most likely a mix of all that yesterday.”
Nagy added: “Once more, simply to maintain it tremendous easy, every thing’s on the desk,” Nagy mentioned. “And I feel that is most likely the simplest strategy to put it — the analysis half, every thing.”