For the first time this offseason, someone at Halas Hall hit the brakes on the Justin Fields hype train.
Fields struggled with timing Monday, and the offense was noticeably off kilter throughout practice. It’s hardly alarming, but it’s a reminder that at 23 years old and 12 career games played, he still needs time.
“He’s working through the offense,” coach Matt Eberflus said. “We’re changing up the scheme every day. We’re still adding plays as we go, and he’s learning the scheme. He’s learning his footwork within that play.
“When he has his footwork right, ball’s good, looks great.