The Chicago Bears will begin a unique quarterback for the second straight week, nevertheless it will not be rookie Justin Fields.
As Jason Lieser defined for the Chicago Solar-Instances, veteran Andy Dalton will return underneath middle this Sunday when the 5-10 Bears host the lowly New York Giants (4-11). Dalton, who started the season as Chicago’s QB1 till he was changed by Fields, missed final Sunday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks with groin and hand accidents.
Nick Foles began that recreation and helped the Bears earn a 25-24 victory. Fields, in the meantime, was sidelined with an ankle harm and hasn’t been a full participant in practices this week. Chicago head coach Matt Nagy informed reporters Foles might be Dalton’s backup, which suggests Fields will keep a spectator by means of the primary Sunday of 2022.
To this point this season, Dalton has linked on 98-of-153 passes (64.1%) for 1,017 yards with six touchdowns, six interceptions, a 79.9 passer score and 38.1 complete QBR, per ESPN stats. Fields, in the meantime, is questionable for Sunday, which leaves his standing for the regular-season finale on the Minnesota Vikings on Jan. 9 in query.