Bears' Justin Fields signs rookie contract, then gets massive ovation at Wrigley Field
Thirty-five years to the day after "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" premiered, Justin Fields enjoyed a Chicago afternoon that even Bueller would be jealous of. It started with the Bears' rookie quarterback signing his first NFL contract. The terms of the deal: a fully guaranteed $19 million over four years, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
As the ink was still drying on his contract, the former Ohio State Buckeye took in a Cubs game inside historic Wrigley Field. Fields received an extremely warm reception from his fellow Wrigley patrons when he showed up on the jumbotron.
Chicago fans aren't the only ones who have become fast fans of Fields. Bears coach Matt Nagy offered glowing reviews of Fields during OTAs earlier this week. Specifically, Nagy touted Fields' deep throws and his competitiveness.
"(Fields) has that mentality of rip your heart out," Nagy said, via Adam Jahns of The Athletic. "And so there were a couple of plays in there — and not just (Wednesday) but other days — where these quarterbacks are staying aggressive. And you got to see a taste …
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