Fields is ‘100% about business’ at Bears rookie minicamp initially appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
When Matt Nagy laid out what he and the Bears can be on the lookout for of their subsequent beginning quarterback on the outset of the offseason, he talked about three standards. “I would say management, decision-making and when you’ve got some versatility as a quarterback along with your legs, nice.”
You don’t have to look at a lot tape to see that Justin Fields simply checks the final field. Having a look at his faculty numbers, specifically his 68.4 completion share and his 67:9 TD:INT ratio, it’s protected to say he ticks the second field too. However now, only a day into rookie minicamp, Fields’ fellow rookies are reporting he undoubtedly makes the grade as a frontrunner, too.
“He’s one hundred pc about enterprise,” mentioned Larry Borom. “It’s not enjoyable and video games after we’re on the sector. It’s undoubtedly one hundred pc enterprise and he desires to do the job on the highest stage that he can. I attempt to echo that with my play and it really works out.
“It units the tone for the entire offense. Should you see your quarterback, he’s not messing round, it makes everybody else wish to work 10 instances more durable.”
“Positively, he offers out (a critical) demeanor on the sector,” mentioned Khalil Herbert. “I feel guys gravitate in the direction of it and it spreads to guys within the locker room. After we’re on the market and he’s locked in, dialed in, ensuring we’ve received the calls, received the performs, received the cadence. And it undoubtedly helps, I really feel prefer it runs lots smoother, understanding what we gotta do, learn how to do it. To have that form of clear, crisp mindset after we assault the road of scrimmage.”
Irrespective of how spectacular Fields performs at rookie minicamp, it nonetheless appears unlikely that he’ll win the beginning job over the weekend. And Fields himself says he’s pleased with that.
“I’m not oblivious,” Fields mentioned on Friday. “I do know I’m not gonna come out right here and, you understand, be mistake-free. Errors are gonna occur as a rookie. It’s simply studying from these errors and getting higher each day. And simply progressing.
“I feel all people on our crew must be striving for the beginning job. Should you’re not, then there’s no purpose so that you can be right here. In fact I’m going to do every part I can to get that beginning job. It’s lower than me. Coach Nagy he has a set plan on my improvement and stuff like that. I’m simply gonna work laborious and preserve my head down and preserve grinding on the market every single day.
“You realize, I feel it’s essential for the gamers to belief the coaches and the coaches to belief the gamers. No matter coach Nagy has deliberate for me is what I’m going to do and what I’m going to observe.”