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 in opposition to the Browns.
Dalton wasn’t nice throughout the Bears’ Week 1 loss to the Rams, however he appeared 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 cross makes an attempt and rushed for a landing in Week 1, the first-round choose accomplished solely six of his 13 cross 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 intervening time, 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 top coach gave a head-scratching reply.
“That’s one thing that I’m not going to get into with scheme,” Nagy mentioned (by way of Andrew Siciliano of NFL Community on Twitter).
Later, a workforce official clarified that Nagy had misinterpreted the query and that Dalton would stay the starter, if wholesome (by way of ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson).