Fields rallied Chicago again Saturday from a 13- deficit in his preseason debut by throwing for a touchdown and managing for one in a 20-13 victory about the Miami Dolphins.
In just more than two quarters of participating in time, Fields was 14 of 20 for 142 yards. Fields’ passing also aided the Bears get on the scoreboard for the 1st time with a 53-lawn Cairo Santos field intention on the ultimate enjoy of the initially half. Right until that possession, the Bears hadn’t picked up a initial down as Miami dominated play early.
With Soldier Field admirers chanting “Let us Go Fields,” the previous Ohio State passer replaced starter Andy Dalton with 12:11 remaining until finally halftime, but he needed a handful of drives to get warmed up. Fields’ TD go arrived just after he had scrambled 21 yards for a very first-down conversion.
The Bears put absent the acquire with Brian Johnson’s 44-property discipline aim immediately after a 51-yard operate by Artavis Pierce in the fourth quarter immediately after Fields still left the sport.
The passing of Jacoby Brissette and Tua Tagovailoa staked the Dolphins to their early direct.
Brissette threw a 23-property TD pass to Salvon Ahmed and Jason Sanders experienced industry ambitions of 21 and 35 yards in the initial 50 %.
Tagovailoa, who begun for Miami, uncovered restricted close Mike Gesicke for a 50-lawn completion to established up the 21-yard field objective. Tagovailoa went 8 of 11 for 99 yards. Brissette was 6 of 10 for 67 yards.
The Bears’ protection has manufactured a massive level of forcing a lot more turnovers less than new coordinator Sean Desai after two straight decades battling to occur up with takeaways. They succeeded in opposition to Miami with an interception and a fumble recovery.
Tagovailoa’s move to former Bears restricted end Adam Shaheen was plucked by backup Bears safety DeAndre Houston-Carson just inside of the close zone in the 2nd quarter. In the fourth quarter, security Marqui Christian stripped Kai Locksley of the ball right after a completion, and Dionte Ruffin recovered for Chicago.
Miami very first-spherical draft pick Jaylen Waddle did very little in the passing activity in his debut but commenced out the Dolphins very well with a 24-yard punt return. The Dolphins also had a 34-property punt return by Jakeem Grant Sr.
Bears WR Allen Robinson missed the video game thanks to hamstring tightness. The Dolphins were being with out WR Will Fuller, who has been out with a foot injury.
The Dolphins host Atlanta on Aug. 21. They will host the Falcons in joint techniques on Wednesday and Thursday foremost up to the game.
The Bears host Buffalo on Aug. 21 as previous Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will come to Soldier Industry.
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