5 things that are still true despite the Chicago Bears win over the Washington Commanders

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4. Justin Fields is still not the future for the Chicago Bears at this point

The Chicago Bears have to decide whether or not Justin Fields is their future after this season. They will decide whether to bring in competition, a new starter, and pick up the fifth-year option for Fields. So, they added offensive line help and a guy like D.J. Moore to ensure there were no more excuses for Fields.

Through four weeks it was quite obvious that Fields would not be back with the Bears next year, at least as the starter. So, did week five change the bigger sample size? It should not have. Washington has an awful defense, and they had to bench their rookie cornerback in this. They are giving up 30 points every week, and the Bears are just another team to take advantage of.

Justin Fields still missed a few throws, he still took too many sacks, and he still overthrew a couple of wide-open wide receivers in this game. On the first pass of the game, he had Darnell Mooney open for a big play and missed it, and he missed D.J. Moore for another touchdown.

It is good that Fields played well, but two games against two of the worst defenses in the NFL is not going to cut it. The Packers, Buccaneers, and Chiefs defenses were better, so while these two games were more recent, we need to see him do the same things against better competition before we crown him.