Bears’ Justin Fields Ruled Out For Week 12 With Shoulder Injury 

November 28, 2022

By Ramya

When was Justin Fields ruled out? 

The Bears will be without starting quarterback Justin Fields when they face the Jets on Sunday. Here's what you need to know: Fields suffered a separated left shoulder and torn ligaments against the Falcons on Nov. 20. Chicago coach Matt Eberflus said the QB won't be placed on injured reserve.

Why is Justin Fields not playing for the Bears? 

Bears' Justin Fields Ruled Out For Week 12 With Shoulder Injury Chicago had listed the second-year QB as questionable coming into Sunday's game against the Jets.

Is Justin Fields starting Week 12? 

The Chicago Bears (3-8) have released their inactives ahead of their Week 12 game against the New York Jets (6-4), where Chicago is looking to break a four-game losing streak. Unfortunately, they'll have to do it without starting quarterback Justin Fields, who's officially inactive for Sunday's matchup.

Did Justin field break ribs? 

Initial tests after he exited the game leaned to Fields having sustained bruised ribs, but after clean X-ray and CT scans, an MRI showed the additional issues, Rapoport added. They are small fractures and not viewed as major, so Fields should return shortly, Rapoport reported.

Why didn't Georgia play Justin Fields? 

Still, Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde reported that Fields sought a hardship waiver from the NCAA on the grounds he didn't feel comfortable playing for Georgia's baseball team.

What is Justin Fields starting salary? 


The dual-threat quarterback was drafted in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed a rookie contract of four years with the Chicago Bears. The contract is worth $18.87 million and the youngster will earn around $4.7 million per year.

Why did Justin Fields decommit from Penn State? 

He decommitted from the Nittany Lions and re-opened his recruitment, which Penn State was allegedly still a top contender in. Fields' mother and high school coach later revealed that the uncertainty surrounding then-offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead's future in Happy Valley was one reason why he decommitted.