Fields completed 6 of 20 passes for 68 yards and was sacked nine times in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens last week. The Bears finished with 1 net yard passing in the game.
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The Lions spent the week preparing for three different Bears quarterbacks: Fields, Dalton and veteran Nick Foles. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday he expected one of the two veterans to start, and Fields to come off the bench.
“We’re prepared for whoever they want to roll out,” Campbell said.
Fields adds a running element to the Bears backfield, though Chicago did little in the way of moving the pocket and using him on rollout and designed rushing plays last week.
Dalton started the Bears’ first two games, but made it through only a half of their only win, in Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
“You might get one guy that’s faster than the other guy. You might get one guy that gets it out of hands quicker than the other guy, but schematically, we’re defending what the offensive coordinator, what the offense does,” Glenn said. “And then we just have to be able to adjust to whoever the quarterback is. And that’s how this league is.”
The Lions ruled Flowers out Friday with knee and shoulder injuries, Banks was claimed off waivers Friday from the Los Angeles Chargers, Cornell is returning from a three-game suspension and neither Jefferson nor Kennedy has played an offensive snap this season.
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