Bears Sign First-Round QB Justin Fields

The Bears have signed QB Justin Fields to a four-year rookie contract, according to Tom Pelissero.

Chicago has just one more draft pick to sign to wrap up their 2021 class now. 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Justin Fields QB Signed
2 Teven Jenkins OT  
5 Larry Borom OT Signed
6 Khalil Herbert RB Signed
6 Dazz Newsome WR Signed
6 Thomas Graham DB Signed
7 Khyiris Tonga DT Signed


Fields, 22, began his college career at Georgia before transferring to Ohio State for the 2019 season. He was a  two-year starter at Ohio State and a first-team All-Big Ten selection as a junior. The Bears drafted Fields with pick No. 11 overall.

Fields is projected to sign a four-year rookie deal worth $18,871,956 with a signing bonus of $11,085,059. The Bears will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024. 

Lance Zierlein compares Fields to Cowboys QB Dak Prescott.

During his junior season at Ohio State, Fields completed 70.2 percent of his passes for 2,100 yards, 22 touchdowns and six interceptions in eight starts. He also rushed 81 times for 382 yards and five more touchdowns. 

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