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Once Bears turn to Justin Fields at QB, there's no going back

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Notwithstanding Monday morning’s bizarre, after-the-fact announcement that veteran Andy Dalton would remain the Bears' starting quarterback, if healthy, Chicago coach Matt Nagy is faced with a delicate issue as he sorts through which signal-caller to start on Sunday at the Cleveland Browns (1 p.m. ET, Fox).

Most signs point toward rookie Justin Fields making his first career regular-season start, even though the Bears have yet to confirm the extent of Dalton’s left knee injury, other than to rule out a torn ACL.