Should Justin Fields or Andy Dalton be the Bears' starter for Week 1? | Get Up

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Should Justin Fields or Andy Dalton be the Bears' starter for Week 1? | Get Up
The Get Up crew discusses the possibility of Justin Fields starting Week 1 for the Chicago Bears and how the situation he is walking into will impact the start of his NFL career.
0:00 Mel Kiper Jr. analyzes whether the Bears should make Justin Fields their Week 1 starter over Andy Dalton.
0:42 "He should be the starter" - Dan Orlovsky's message to Chicago about Fields.
2:05 Is Fields expected to save Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace's jobs.
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ESPN
ESPN Acum 12 Zile
0:00​ Mel Kiper Jr. analyzes whether the Bears should make Justin Fields their Week 1 starter over Andy Dalton. 0:42​ "He should be the starter" - Dan Orlovsky's message to Chicago about Fields. 2:05​ Is Fields expected to save Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace's jobs.
Derrick Nichols
Derrick Nichols Acum 10 Zile
There's only one payton manning, that was able to start & succeed, for the long term.
Damon Harper
Damon Harper Acum 10 Zile
Dan talks like nfl football was easy for him ! Was it ??? 😂😂😂
Santa Clause
Santa Clause Acum 10 Zile
@DetroitMadeMe he’s only 33. He’s the best qb the bears ever had. 3 time pro bowler. Odds are he’s way better now than fields ever will be.
Santa Clause
Santa Clause Acum 10 Zile
@DetroitMadeMe not really, he looked good last year with no o line.
DetroitMadeMe
DetroitMadeMe Acum 10 Zile
@Santa Clause Dalton's ceiling caved in 4 years ago lol
somethingyouhave
somethingyouhave Acum 3 Zile
Dan needs to re-examine the Bears if he thinks the pieces on offense outside of Robinson aren’t great. Bears actually do have some good skill guys. O-line is my biggest concern in offense.
dsestito54
dsestito54 Acum 3 Zile
Nagy didnt do it with trubisky. Will he do it with fields
Soopafatboy
Soopafatboy Acum 5 Zile
Justin fields scored the highest score ever recorded on the mental aptitude test! He is ready folks! We have seen enough andy daltons! I been a fan for 40yrs and fields is a no brainer
MARI
MARI Acum 6 Zile
this is just a speculation fest lmao
Tre Tre
Tre Tre Acum 6 Zile
dan w the absolute miss as usual he starts his argument off with how they have a terrible o line then follows it w throwing a rookie qb in... they have a extra game too its a 17 game szn
Rosemarie Fiore
Rosemarie Fiore Acum 6 Zile
What part do you not get? This question has been asked several times the answer is when he is deemed ready to. I do not think it is our decision to discus and put more pressure on our Organization and QB. He is not far off from starting . But he should be Coached Up by his Coaches and I am sure that’s what they are doing as we speak. This is a team all players must be supported and not devised by Fan comments that divide our locker room.
andrew pappas
andrew pappas Acum 7 Zile
If fields is starting week one the bears are in trouble. Fields should see some game time, but it dalton can make this offense solid. The speed from college to NFL is huge, let him ease in
BanditBlu 1776
BanditBlu 1776 Acum 7 Zile
Your stupid if your going to play fields day one use him as a gadget player like hill till year two or till he ready espn needs a new staff or smack them around
Mike Griggs
Mike Griggs Acum 8 Zile
Excuse me, but don't they still have preseason games? Every idiot out there seems to have forgotten that small detail. Maybe they'll find out if he's ready BEFORE the first snap of the regular season.
EyeCyou
EyeCyou Acum 8 Zile
If Fields beats out Dalton and Foles in training camp....then he should start...
thejazzman210
thejazzman210 Acum 8 Zile
If the Bears win 5 games with or without Justin Fields, Pace and Nagy are getting fired.
Joe King
Joe King Acum 9 Zile
Is Orlavsky wearing one of those glasses with the nose attached?
Joe King
Joe King Acum 9 Zile
Fields will work out. The two QB's I worry about are Wilson and Lance.
Diamond
Diamond Acum 9 Zile
Last season dalton loss 6 games in a row & loss wild card game why wouldn’t you start Justin Fields since they are going to have pre season definitely let him play against 49ers for not drafting him Mac & Justin was supposed to be a top 3 pick in the draft and Smith & Waddle was supposed to be a top 6 pick
Shawn Webb
Shawn Webb Acum 9 Zile
if the kid start winning game's see you later andy dolton5...
Ezralibrascale
Ezralibrascale Acum 9 Zile
They were forced to talk about my Bears more now on ESPN they don’t really fw us they gonna hop on the wagon when Fields become another mahomes
Ferdinand Carson
Ferdinand Carson Acum 9 Zile
I often don’t agree with Orlovski but in this situation he is 100% percent right.
Izzy T
Izzy T Acum 9 Zile
National media so clueless to the fact Nagy and Pace are nowhere near the hot seat.
Reek 18ss
Reek 18ss Acum 9 Zile
Put Andy in dnt put a billion dolla organization in a kid hand the first week let him warm up something he a kid walking in a grown man establishment be4 real
Air Wreck
Air Wreck Acum 9 Zile
The amount they have no idea what they’re talking about is amazing
Michael N.
Michael N. Acum 10 Zile
Andy Daulton seems like a good guy, but no longer a starter.
Afif Khaja
Afif Khaja Acum 10 Zile
Start Fields day 1
Raging Oracle
Raging Oracle Acum 10 Zile
Dan is trying to get Justin Field hurt.. I don't understand how a former QB can say put Fields in game, day one, with this O-line.. He talk like he never played before, not even high school level..
MIKEY MAYHEM
MIKEY MAYHEM Acum 10 Zile
I love orlovski no bullshitting just facts
Noah
Noah Acum 10 Zile
Pace already saved his job
Tom Street
Tom Street Acum 10 Zile
Sit him a while until Andy gets hurt, which probably will happen... Mahomes didn’t start... he sat n learned first...
Joshua Carey
Joshua Carey Acum 10 Zile
Field’s definitely QB1
Cordell Stewart
Cordell Stewart Acum 10 Zile
If they can protect Justin, he should start. But if they hang him out to dry like Burrows was, I would not start him.
Jefe Muga
Jefe Muga Acum 10 Zile
Dalton was told he was going to be the Starter, then hold to your word.
Jefe Muga
Jefe Muga Acum 10 Zile
Dalton, no question. Fields is the future, but not ready now. I hope Dalton has a career year.
butch Johnson
butch Johnson Acum 10 Zile
Put him on the field and remind him not to run out of the back of the endzone 😁
lunchbox87
lunchbox87 Acum 10 Zile
Any new qb should really sit a year or two and learn the system..many young qbs are ruined by being thrown to the wolves out of the gate and all the pressure is on them to win out of the gateb
beardown
beardown Acum 10 Zile
"Pieces are not great outside of Allen Robinson" D Mont, Mooney, Kmet, Cohen, Damien Williams???
COLE BEN DOGGETT YOUNGER
COLE BEN DOGGETT YOUNGER Acum 10 Zile
Let Fields sit and learn and watch NFL regular season games to begin with. Andy Dalton is capable 9f playing well and winning games. It will give Fields a chance to understand the speed of the pro game and the different nuances.
o
o Acum 10 Zile
Don't have him start if our o line is one of the worst in the league we don't want him getting injured badly right away like burrow
ray guzman
ray guzman Acum 10 Zile
Go bears!
ray guzman
ray guzman Acum 10 Zile
What’s wrong with mels mouth
purp jones
purp jones Acum 10 Zile
Mel kiper get paid to be wrong
Cheston Kelly
Cheston Kelly Acum 10 Zile
I’m not a bears fan but Justin fields I don’t even think this is even a debate dalton should be the back up.🤷🏿‍♂️
Dirty Mouthwash
Dirty Mouthwash Acum 10 Zile
kiper is the voice of reason for once
Alicia Williams
Alicia Williams Acum 10 Zile
Let them battle in camp... The team will tell you by who they gravitate to as their leader.
Gabe Mendoza
Gabe Mendoza Acum 10 Zile
Oh snap, I forgot about Dalton. Justin Fields is sitting for a year after all.
Gun Play Gaming
Gun Play Gaming Acum 10 Zile
Everybody on the team knows who should start. Andy dalton is not giving you hope as the starter. Fields clearly is the more talented QB.
Biyi Ogundele
Biyi Ogundele Acum 10 Zile
fields dalton should be booted quick
erick moss
erick moss Acum 11 Zile
andy dalton should be the starter, if they put him in the position like they did with preciviois qbs with high expection expect him to be trubisky 2.0. They should groom him to be smarter to his skills.. Erick M.
Amadeus Bender
Amadeus Bender Acum 11 Zile
What a mess.
Joey More
Joey More Acum 11 Zile
didn’t know mooney, cohen and williams weren’t good targets
Josh Carroll
Josh Carroll Acum 11 Zile
I think it's time to put Mel Kiper back in the cupboard until next draft. He's useless in actual football analysis.
Tlsvd
Tlsvd Acum 11 Zile
Justin back up and learn one year Start next year
oMagicc
oMagicc Acum 11 Zile
dude on the left is talking like the bears have a bad offense
Ken Perlman
Ken Perlman Acum 11 Zile
Mahomes is hall of fame and he sat almost all his first year.
Wes Daniels
Wes Daniels Acum 11 Zile
I personally would start Dalton for afew weeks . He's not bad at all. My franchise qb can relax for afew weeks
Ken Perlman
Ken Perlman Acum 11 Zile
And when he proves he’s not ready bench him and ruin him for ever.
Ken Perlman
Ken Perlman Acum 11 Zile
Week 1. Dalton. Week 9. Whoever is better at that time.
Mike Smith
Mike Smith Acum 11 Zile
Idk why Dan says the Bears o-line is the weakest part of their team. I'd argue it's the secondary that has a superstar in Jackson that takes plays off & never wants to get into a pile or do the dirty work, their other safety is a guy aging past his prime who is on his second team-friendly one year deal, and their starting cornerback #1 is entering just his second year & is coming off missing the last 3 games of his rookie season to a shoulder injury when he was drafted having slipped in the draft due to...shoulder surgeries. They also released their nickelback and signed another injury prone veteran in Trufant to be the cornerback #2 who has played in less than 10 games for 3 of the last 5 years. If anything the secondary is gonna be the weakness of the Bears
Looney 3
Looney 3 Acum 11 Zile
Dalton will start for 4 games then fields will come in why everyone so confused
Troy Peacock
Troy Peacock Acum 11 Zile
All first year rookie qb's need to get benched season one learn the nfl hit the weight room train and get ready to be a great qb. Groom the kid to the nfl this ain't college ball! Look what happened when the Bengals got burrow and got rid of dalton it wasn't dalton it was the lack of o line and what happened burrow got broke because it wasn't dalton it was lack of o line. Rookies get targets painted on them and hit hard welcome to the nfl style! Fields can learn alot from dalton. Dalton's like that veteran race car driver you test the car with before race day to figure out the flaws.
Mark Norman
Mark Norman Acum 11 Zile
Most HOF QBs didn’t start from day one. Let him learn on the sidelines at least for a few games. It takes off a lot of the pressure and shows that his future and the Bears future comes first. Not saving executives jobs or giving short sighted fans their fix. By week 7 either through faltering or injury Justin will get on the Field. Treat this kid the right way. He’s a good kid by all accounts.
1rlmjr
1rlmjr Acum 11 Zile
Why is Andy Dalton thought as a #1 qb at this point in time is it just me or wasn't he horrendous in Dallas? Fields is the man HANDS DOWN
J SneakersTV
J SneakersTV Acum 11 Zile
I give Dalton 6 games at the most. Nagy has 8 games as well to keep his job lol
Eric Thurman
Eric Thurman Acum 11 Zile
I agree with Mel!
Dat Boi Guajardo
Dat Boi Guajardo Acum 11 Zile
If Andy dalton can’t run up the score in the pre season than yes fields should start
Charles Hunt
Charles Hunt Acum 11 Zile
I don’t agree with starting him right away. Take the time to develop him. Management should give gm head coach more time so that he can develop.
Dawee Jameel
Dawee Jameel Acum 11 Zile
A yo Orvlosky, ain’t no question marks around Montgomery either
The ChizzledOne
The ChizzledOne Acum 11 Zile
Andy dalton is and always will be a backup
Michael Dowd
Michael Dowd Acum 11 Zile
Andy Dalton has thrown for 33,000 yards in the NFL. What are the odds of Justin Fields doing that? Bears are terrible at picking qbs period. And Ohio State is terrible at producing them. Let Fields sit and learn the system. Don't throw him to the wolves too early.
Humphking
Humphking Acum 11 Zile
Lamar saved his coaches job his rookie year
Trevio
Trevio Acum 11 Zile
as a Bears fan I swear to God I better no see Andy or Foles take a snap unless we up 30. Ik it’s the right idea for him to sit back and learn the system and all but the best QB I ever seen in a Bears Uniform is Jay Cutler and Ryan Fitzpatrick. I been waiting for this moment my whole life I’ll be damned if it’s prolonged any longer than it has been
Craig Dybala
Craig Dybala Acum 11 Zile
Only weapon on offense is Robinson? What about the second year man Mooney?? "Despite starting just nine games in 2020, he managed to haul in 61 receptions for 631 yards, and four touchdowns, averaging 10.3 yards per reception, catching 62.2 percent of passes thrown his way". - 247sports
Southern Skeeter
Southern Skeeter Acum 11 Zile
Justin, Andy needs time for a haircut.
Kyle Burch
Kyle Burch Acum 11 Zile
why would you take a guy in the first round and not use him
Justin Humphrey
Justin Humphrey Acum 11 Zile
Blacks Mexicans and native Americans and Jamaicans 12 tribes of Israel we are God chosen people the real Hebrew Israelites of the Bible research ..
MindsOfConflict MOC
MindsOfConflict MOC Acum 10 Zile
@Justin Humphrey Respect.
Justin Humphrey
Justin Humphrey Acum 10 Zile
@MindsOfConflict MOC I do but I am still going to do everything the right way
MindsOfConflict MOC
MindsOfConflict MOC Acum 10 Zile
Bruh just accept Jesus Christ and keep it moving 🤦🏽‍♂️
Melvin Finley
Melvin Finley Acum 11 Zile
Fields
KDrCS
KDrCS Acum 11 Zile
DARNELL MOONEY IS A ? THATS CAP
Baad Fam
Baad Fam Acum 11 Zile
Fortunately/unfortunately Dalton will be injured by week 6 😬🤷🏽‍♂️
James Dime
James Dime Acum 11 Zile
Ownership wouldn’t have let Pace and Nagy trade up to get Fields if they weren’t planning on keeping them at least for another couple years. I think their jobs are at least safe for now. Nagy is gonna try and follow the formula Reid used with Smith and Mahomes.
Brian Jones
Brian Jones Acum 11 Zile
Don't they know that the Bears are loaded on the offensive side with 1000 yard rusher in Montgomery and Cohen back from injury, plus ARob and Mooney as your deep threat,add the TEs in Graham and a young stud in Kmet,there is playmakers all over the field
soulsimplistic
soulsimplistic Acum 11 Zile
Why rush this young man? Let him hold the clip board and learn the system. Throwing so much pressure on a rookie when you have a viable QB is the best way to break him....be smart, not desperate.
Joe King
Joe King Acum 11 Zile
I'm putting my money on Mac Jones being the best QB in the draft.
Chris R
Chris R Acum 11 Zile
Is Dominique paying attention to anybody here does he care about making sense.
Taylor Conley
Taylor Conley Acum 11 Zile
Dan praying on Fields downfall
Ronald K. Wiley Jr.
Ronald K. Wiley Jr. Acum 11 Zile
Orlovsky seems disorganized & inexperienced in development of a player. It worked out well for Mahomes too.
Robert Brewer
Robert Brewer Acum 11 Zile
I don’t get them bashing the bears offensive line - they just drafted two starting tackles most likely and Daniels and Whitehair were banged up most of year - if all healthy this year they should be at least average if not above average. Jenkins will be a beast for sure at left tackle:
Savage Hitman
Savage Hitman Acum 11 Zile
Why draft Justin Fields that high just to sit him on the bench he will be starting Why Start Andy Dalton ??
John Pierre
John Pierre Acum 11 Zile
I disagree with all of this. In the end, if he's not ready and you put them out there too soon, it can traumatize him mentally. I know he's supposed to be mentally tough, but you don't want to play with his emotions either. Andy Dalton should be starting Week 1 and Justin Fields should take over when he's ready!
Michael Nadler
Michael Nadler Acum 11 Zile
Orlovsky: Your trade up that far for a QB, he has to start week one. The Fourty-Niners: Um, no.
KP
KP Acum 11 Zile
Mel Kiper go away
Nautilus1972
Nautilus1972 Acum 11 Zile
It's a 17 week season now. No rush. Game 6 or so unless Dalton starts really sucking. The line is fixed now. Leno was cut. Tevin is LT. Borom will eventually come in at RT. Give him until week 6 to learn the playbook ... or just bring him in for a couple of drives per game. If he starts banging in TDs ...
RAM Transport LLC
RAM Transport LLC Acum 11 Zile
Andy
aww yeah
aww yeah Acum 11 Zile
Question whats the difference between fields and trubisky
Anthony Miller
Anthony Miller Acum 11 Zile
The bears already said they want to work on him before he plays . When hes ready, they will put him in. Its that simple
Justin Cavey
Justin Cavey Acum 11 Zile
I think he should win the job.
Brandon McDowell
Brandon McDowell Acum 11 Zile
Every Bengals fan cringed a little when Dan mentioned hiding a bad offensive line. Can't play action every play. At some point Bears have to surround him with a solid oline and skilled guys that will make J. Fields job easier. Don't want to see that kid scrambling for his life and taking crazy hits right out the gate.
Common Sense
Common Sense Acum 11 Zile
Dan is nuts
Milap Mehta
Milap Mehta Acum 11 Zile
We have another stupid topic with a bunch of stupid takes. There is only 1 simple answer to this question: If Fields looks like the best Bears' QB on opening day, he should be the starter. If he's earned it, he's earned it. If Fields does not look like the best QB, don't force him into the lineup. There is no other answer. You don't need to force him into the starting lineup right away because you traded up and you don't need to sit him an arbitrary number of games because he's a rookie. Talk about some other sports so you actually have content. Baseball season is under way, tennis frickin awesome and a highlight + story machine. I don't even watch hockey, but I'd be very happy to see those highlights than these nauseatingly awful takes with overpaid athletes and "journalists".
Your Next
Your Next Acum 11 Zile
MSESPN reports RAAAACISM is why Fields isn’t starting. Drafting MSESPN’s token poster boy is coaching suicide these days.
Juicicles
Juicicles Acum 11 Zile
"It's his job to lose". That's how I would look at it, if I were The Bears. Go into the season thinking he's your starter. Having Andy Dalton there takes pressure off of everyone. If Fields isn't ready, then he isn't ready and Dalton starts. No big deal. It's pretty unrealistic to expect a rookie QB to come in and start. Especially one that didn't start for several years in college. You don't want to force things with young QBs and mess up their confidence like they did with Trubisky. Everyone knows that bringing them along slowly is the ideal situation. Whether it's a half of a season or a full one, or even a couple. That's how consistently Winning teams do it... Lol.
Justin Hernandez
Justin Hernandez Acum 11 Zile
Dan is wrong. Outside of Allen Robinson you have DarnellMooney, David Montgomery, Cole Kmet, Tarik Cohen, and our 2 draft picks than can run a 4.4. Stop the slander that Bears don’t have weapons. Nobody knows who they are because we had Mitch at QB.
Mason Middaugh
Mason Middaugh Acum 11 Zile
I love how they talk about how they know Chicago but they really don’t, we have more than just arob, Darnell moony would be a number 2 on most teams, we have a 1000 yard rusher at rb, are o line towards the end of the year hardly gave up any sacks and are o line got a lot better in this past draft. This notion that the bears have 0 pieces on offense is held by people who don’t know what they’re talking about.(aka Dan)
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