Justin Fields has waived the white flag and apologized to Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy and quarterbacks coach Andrew Yanocco this week for criticizing the team’s coaching.
According to ESPNthe quarterback “apologized for the misunderstanding and made it clear he values their coaching,” and the coaches “fully believe” his apology and that they are on the same page as Fields. He was adamant.
Fields, 24, told the media on Wednesday that he deemed his play in the 27-17 loss to the Buccaneers “robotic” and a possible source of the 0-2 problems facing his team. mentioned coaching.
“You know, I think it could be coaching. At the end of the day, when they’re giving me something to watch, I’m doing my job, but at the end of the day, when the game comes, “I can’t afford to be thinking about that,” he said. “You prepare all week, and when the game comes, at that point it’s time to play for free. Think less and play more.”
A reporter followed up and asked Fields if he thought there were too many coaching voices.
“I don’t think there are too many opinions on coaching, but when you’re given a lot of information at a certain point and you try to think about that information while you’re playing, I think it’s wrong.” Don’t let them play their way.” “Hmm,” he answered.
Fields later tried to clarify his comments, saying, “I don’t blame the coaches for anything.”
The quarterback showed confidence in him during the offseason, trading the No. 1 overall pick to the Panthers to acquire Fields’ top passing option after falling to the Packers and Buccaneers. , likely to be keen to get back on track. DJ Moore would rather draft another quarterback.
Moore has eight receptions for 129 yards in the past two games.
Fields is also working on improving productivity.
He completed 60.6 percent of his pass attempts for 427 yards with two touchdowns and three picks.
Fields and the Bears will be looking to redeem themselves Sunday, but it won’t be easy.
They will face the defending Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs.