The Chicago Bears and general manager Ryan Poles have come under fire this offseason for the apparent failure to provide quarterback Justin Fields with the necessary support to succeed in his second season. Analysts like ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky have been especially critical of the Bears’ strategy.
“(Fields’) top two pass-catching threats are a second-round tight end and a third-round wide receiver that they took, high draft-wise, a third-round 24, 25-year old wide receiver they took out of Tennessee,” Orlovksy said of the lack of weapons on the Bears’ offense. “For us to expect (Justin Fields) to come in and play really well this year? You’re kidding yourselves.”