5 most likely weeks Chicago Bears start Justin Fields

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5. Week 11

This feels as though it will be the latest that we see Fields, barring some real shocking events from Andy Dalton. Let’s say that the 49ers’ defense is vaunting, and then Pittsburgh is on the schedule next. From Green Bay, Tampa Bay, San Fran, and Pittsburgh you may not see four better defenses.

Surely along the way, the Bears could move to Fields, but these four tough teams lead them into their bye week during Week 10.

Whether Dalton performs or not you have to think that there will be enough flaws between those four defenses that the bye week is the end of the line. Beyond that, if the Bears go into the bye week 3-6, all bets are off.

After the bye is the Ravens, Lions, and Cardinals. The Ravens are not fun but is a home game off of a bye week. After a tough game vs Baltimore, Fields should land swiftly before big division games against Green Bay and Minnesota.

This seems like the very latest for Fields to start, but there is a path that they wait this long. However, it seems impossible for Dalton to keep starting through the bye week.