May 19, 2024

Several NFL teams, including the Steelers, Falcons, and Raiders, have emerged as potential destinations for Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields in the upcoming trade market. With the NFL free agency period looming, the speculation surrounding Fields’ future has intensified. The ongoing debate within the Bears organization over whether to retain Fields or draft Caleb Williams with the No. 1 pick has fueled trade rumors surrounding the young quarterback. According to Tyler Dragon of USA Today, the Falcons, Steelers, and Raiders have all shown varying degrees of interest in acquiring Fields.

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While the Falcons have previously been linked to Fields as a potential trade partner, the Steelers have also emerged as frontrunners if the Bears opt to part ways with him. The inclusion of the Raiders in the mix adds an intriguing dynamic, as all three teams are seeking a fresh start at the quarterback position.

New Falcons head coach Raheem Morris responded humorously to inquiries about the team’s quarterback situation, while Raiders head coach Antonio Pierce hinted at a potential quarterback competition in Las Vegas. Additionally, with Jimmy Garoppolo likely to be released following a suspension, the Raiders are exploring their options to bolster their roster.

Although the NFL Draft is still months away, the possibility of Fields being traded has garnered significant attention, with several teams expected to vie for the former Ohio State standout if he becomes available.

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