Bears quarterback Andy Dalton was knocked out of yesterday’s win over the Bengals, and NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport confirmed (on Twitter) that an MRI confirmed a bone bruise within the veteran’s knee. No official dedication has been made about Dalton’s standing for subsequent weekend’s sport towards the Browns.
Dalton wasn’t nice throughout the Bears’ Week 1 loss to the Rams, however he seemed a bit higher on Sunday. Earlier than exiting along with his harm, the veteran accomplished 9 of his 11 passes for 56 yards and one landing. In the meantime, after Justin Fields accomplished each of his move makes an attempt and rushed for a landing in Week 1, the first-round choose accomplished solely six of his 13 move makes an attempt for 60 yards yesterday. The rook additionally threw an interception and had a fumble.
The Bears depth chart appears a bit unpredictable in the meanwhile, and coach Matt Nagy didn’t do a lot to assist the matter this afternoon. When requested to disclose who would begin Week 3 if each QBs are wholesome, the pinnacle coach gave a head-scratching reply.
“That’s one thing that I’m not going to get into with scheme,” Nagy stated (through Andrew Siciliano of NFL Community on Twitter).
Later, a staff official clarified that Nagy had misinterpreted the query and that Dalton would stay the starter, if wholesome (via ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson).