It solely took 103 years, however the Chicago Bears lastly have a franchise quarterback. After placing up one of many highest dashing totals for a QB in league historical past final week in opposition to the Miami Dolphins, Justin Fields is operating roughshod all around the Detroit Lions once more in Week 10.
Fields made an enormous mistake early within the fourth quarter by throwing a pick-six to former school teammate Jeff Okudah. After a horrible throw, Fields got here again on the subsequent possession and acquired it again for the Bears with among the finest runs you’ll ever see from a quarterback. Fields faked the handoff and busted a 67-yard landing run that put the Bears in entrance. Watch the play right here:
The breakaway velocity is simply breathtaking. Fields merely out-runs Okudah, a former No. 3 total decide as a cornerback, to make all of it the best way to the top zone. What number of different QBs in league historical past might pull this off? Perhaps Michael Vick and Lamar Jackson, however that’s about it.
Fields’ TD run gave him 141 yards on the bottom within the fourth quarter. Final week, he ran for 178 yards. By the best way, Fields additionally threw three touchdowns in opposition to the Dolphins in Week 9, and he’s already thrown two extra touchdowns for the Bears in opposition to the Lions.
This wasn’t Fields solely superb TD run on the day. That is some legit Houdini stuff.
There isn’t a one like Fields. He has the biggest margin for error of any QB within the NFL. He can throw a decide or miss an open receiver or take a foul sack and it doesn’t actually matter. He’s all the time a risk to hit a house run on the subsequent play.
Watch Fields’ two landing throws right here. Each went to tight finish Cole Kmet.
The Bears have a celebrity QB, and his title is Justin Fields.