2021 NFL season: Who'll get the most touches from loaded position groups?
Maurice Jones-Drew examines who'll get the most touches in eight of the most crowded position groups across the league, including the Cowboys' talented wide receiver corps.
Debrief: What matters -- and what doesn't -- from this week's OTAs, minicamps
Gregg Rosenthal sorts out what matters -- like Dak Prescott's health -- from what doesn't -- like Jordan Love's performance -- in the news stemming from this week's OTAs and minicamps.
Justin Fields signs rookie contract with Bears; initial first-round QB to agree to deal
The Bears have agreed to terms with Ohio State product Justin Fields on a fully guaranteed, four-year deal worth $18.8 million, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Fields' contract includes an $11 million signing bonus, Pelissero added, and will also feature the standard fifth-year option that all first-round picks receive in their first contract.
Bears QB Andy Dalton: 'My mindset didn't change just because they drafted Justin' Fields
Having signed for just one season with the Bears, Andy Dalton knew the state of affairs at hand was that he was coming in to start for 2021 and beyond that was a mystery to be solved only by time. Thus, when Chicago traded up for Justin Fields, Dalton's approach and focus remained unaltered.
Jay Cutler 'wouldn't play' Justin Fields to begin Bears season
The most prolific passer in Bears history, Jay Cutler, believes in going the conservative route and thinks Chicago should sit Justin Fields at the onset of the upcoming campaign and let veteran Andy Dalton "pull the ship along."
NFC North projected starters: Bears begin new era at QB; boom or bust for Vikings
Will rookies Justin Fields and Teven Jenkins spark a breakthrough by the Bears? Can the Vikings overcome some major question marks? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC North.
Bears HC Nagy: Andy Dalton will 'get the one reps' in OTAs after strong rookie camp from Justin Fields
Justin Fields has been making a great first impression at rookie minicamp. He still has some work to do to earn first-team repetitions. Bears HC Matt Nagy reiterated Sunday that Andy Dalton will be the team's No. 1 QB when organized team activities commence next week.
Bears rookie QB Justin Fields is 'going to do everything that I can to get that starting job'
No. 11 overall pick Justin Fields told the media on Friday "he's going to do everything that I can to get" the Bears' starting quarterback job, but he likewise proclaimed his trust in Matt Nagy's plan for him -- even if that means sitting. Either way, the former five-star recruit and Buckeyes standout believes he's "built for this."
2021 NFL Draft: First-round pick signing tracker
The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books. Stay up to date with which first-round draftees have agreed to deals with their respective teams with our tracker.
Could Justin Fields end up as the best QB from the 2021 NFL Draft? How disrespect fuels dominance
Justin Fields was the fourth quarterback selected in the 2021 NFL Draft, but could the Chicago Bears' hopeful savior actually end up being the best of the bunch? Jeffri Chadiha explains how disrespect fuels dominance at the game's most important position.
Matt Nagy realizes Bears need to have 'successful entry plan' for QB Justin Fields
When Andy Dalton was signed by the Bears in the offseason, he said he was told he'd be the starter in 2021. But after trading up to draft Ohio State's Justin Fields, Chicago might need to make different plans. One certainty is head coach Matt Nagy knows the Bears need to have a "successful entry play" for their QB of the future.
NFL players to root for in 2021: One selection from each team
Poring over all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank identifies one player to root for on each roster in 2021. Why does Dak Prescott have his support? Which rookies made the list?
DO NOT trade Julio Jones; top positional battles; saving Sam Darnold
Should the Falcons trade Julio Jones? Which positional battles bear watching ahead of the 2021 season? Why are the Panthers so high on Sam Darnold? Bucky Brooks digs into these topics in the latest Scout's Notebook.
NFC North draft grades: Bears flip the script with Justin Fields; Lions forge an identity
How did the four NFC North teams fare in the 2021 NFL Draft? The Bears certainly have a spring in their step after acquiring a shiny new quarterback, while the Lions' new regime clearly has a plan. Gennaro Filice provides grades for each draft haul.
2021 NFL Draft: Patriots, Bears hit on QBs; Raiders leave heads scratching
With the 2021 NFL Draft in the books, Adam Schein breaks down what he loved (Mac Jones to the Pats!) what he liked (the Falcons' smart approach) and what he loathed (another Raiders reach).
John Elway's Mile High torch pass: Inside the first Denver Broncos draft run by GM George Paton
After a decade at the helm of the Broncos, John Elway passed the torch to George Paton -- and the new GM's first NFL draft certainly didn't lack for excitement. Michael Silver provides an inside look at the Aaron Rodgers saga, Denver's first-round decision and much more.
Bears HC Matt Nagy: Everyone will know 'when it's the right time' to play Justin Fields
The Bears' aggressive trade for coveted QB prospect Justin Fields instantly cultivated a buzz unfamiliar to the franchise in years. Naturally, everyone wants to know when Fields will take the field. Matt Nagy shares that enthusiasm, but the question isn't one he's ready to answer.
Eight QBs taken in first three rounds of 2021 NFL Draft, most in draft history
The 2021 NFL Draft might not have set the record for most QBs taken consecutively to start a draft, but this year's selection meeting did make history under center.
Three things to love and question from first two days of 2021 NFL Draft
The first two days of the 2021 NFL Draft are in the books. Jeffri Chadiha reveals three things he both loves and questions from Days 1 and 2.
Fantasy Football top picks from Round 1 of the NFL Draft
After months of pontificating, prognosticating, and predicting, we finally saw the NFL Draft unfold before our eyes. To no one's surprise, there was plenty of intrigue and a lot of fantasy-relevant moves that took place.
2021 NFL Draft Day 1 winners, losers: 49ers up, Justin Fields down
Gregg Rosenthal eyes winners and losers from Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft. How much did 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan help himself? Is Justin Fields facing an uphill battle in Chicago?
2021 NFL Draft: Assessing three first-round trades
No stranger to making draft day deals, former Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff assesses three trades that were made in Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft.
2021 NFL Draft: Justin Fields, Kwity Paye among Day 1's top value picks
Cynthia Frelund analyzes her draft model to identify the five best value picks in Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft -- including the Colts' selection at No. 21 overall, edge rusher Kwity Paye.
Bears draft QB Justin Fields at No. 11 after trading up with Giants
The Bears acquired the No. 11 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft from the New York Giants in exchange for the No. 20 pick, a fifth-round pick (No. 164) and 2022 first-round and fourth-round selections.
How long will Matt Nagy consider Andy Dalton Bears QB1?
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses when Chicago Bears rookie QB Justin Fields will be considered a starter.
Top 5 rookie QB-veteran WR combos to watch in 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's James Jones and David Carr share their top five rookie quarterback and veteran wide receiver pairings.
When will Fields overtake Dalton as Bears' QB1? | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Stacey Dales, Terrell Davis, and Willie McGinest discuss when Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields will overtake quarterback Andy Dalton as Bears' QB1.
Matt Nagy describes Justin Fields' mindset this offseason
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy describes rookie quarterback Justin Fields' mindset this offseason.
Top position battles to watch in 2021 training camps | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and Joe Thomas discuss the top position battles to watch in 2021 training camps.
Highlights from 2021 rookie minicamps
Watch all the highlights from 2021 NFL rookie minicamps.
Carr: Nagy naming Dalton QB1 is 'the exact right move' entering training camp
NFL Network's David Carr and Joe Thomas discuss the Chicago Bears' quarterback situation entering training camp.
Fantasy impact of top rookie QBs in 2021
Check out the fantasy impact of top rookie QBs in 2021.
Kinkhabwala: I get impression Bears really want Dalton to start Week 1
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala shares she gets the impression the Chicago Bears really want quarterback Andy Dalton to start Week 1.
What should the 'entry plan' for Justin Fields be? 'GMFB' weighs in
The "Good Morning Football" crew weighs in on how the Bears should deal with rookie QB Justin Fields.
Jeff Joniak details 'golden plan' for Bears' QB situation in 2021
Chicago Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak joins "NFL Now" for an interview.
Chadiha: Fields will be latest QB to use draft 'disrespect' to fuel meteoric rise
NFL Network's Jeff Chadiha shares Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields will be latest QB to use draft 'disrespect' to fuel meteoric rise.
2021 NFL Schedule Release: Must-see rookie matchups
NFL Network's Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin share the must-see rookie matchups during the 2021 Schedule Release.
Rapoport: Bears didn't start calling about trading up for Fields until morning of Day 1
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport details the behind-the-scenes process of how the Chicago Bears traded up in the 2021 NFL Draft for quarterback Justin Fields.
Teams we want to see with more prime-time games in '21 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Judy Battista, Michael Robinson and LaDainian Tomlinson share which team they want to see with more prime-time games in the 2021 NFL season.
Should Justin Fields be Bears starting QB in Week 1? | 'GMFB'
The 'Good Morning Football crew' discusses if rookie quarterback Justin Fields should be the Chicago Bears starting quarterback in Week 1.
Three rookies who could beat out vets in training camp battles | 'Path to the Draft'
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks, Charles Davis and Cynthia Frelund share three notable training camp position battles for 2021.
Rookies who will have the best teachers in '21 | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses rookies who will have the best teachers in 2021.
NFC North team draft report cards for 2021 | 'Path to the Draft'
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Curtis Conway assign 2021 NFL Draft grades for the NFC North.
Justin Fields' college years | 'Move the Sticks' 360
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks talk to those that know Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields best as they focus on Fields' college years.
Justin Fields' development | 'Move the Sticks' 360
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks talk to those that know Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields best as they focus on Fields' development before college.
Are these rookies changing the fates of their new franchises? | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and Cynthia Frelund discuss which first round draft picks are changing face or changing fate.
Justin Fields 360 | 'Move the Sticks'
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks talk to those that know Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields best to learn more about his background.
Adam Rank, Marcas Grant reveal favorite rookie fantasy QBs for '21
NFL Network's Adam Rank and Marcas Grant reveal early favorite rookie fantasy QB for the 2021 season.