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Cris Collinsworth Reveals How He’d Handle Justin Fields

With a litany of offseason moves made at the quarterback position, the Chicago Bears find themselves in an intriguing position heading into the 2021 season. Should they go with veteran option Andy Dalton or recently-drafted QB of the future Justin Fields as the starter in Week 1?. While this decision...
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Cris Collinsworth: I would start Fields right away

Count Cris Collinsworth among the many football personalities hoping to see Justin Fields start Week 1 of the NFL season for the Chicago Bears. On the latest episode of Collinsworth’s podcast, he said he’s start Fields over Andy Dalton if he was Matt Nagy’s shoes. “I would play Justin Fields...

Cris Collinsworth Gives Bears Advice on Justin Fields

When the Chicago Bears failed to trade for Russell Wilson or DeShaun Watson this offseason, and then elected to enter the season with Andy Dalton as their QB1, Bears fans were furious. The QB position has always been a weakness for the Bears, even during their times of Super Bowl contention.

NFL analyst Cris Collinsworth says Chicago should put in Justin Fields 'right away'

The decision to play a newly-drafted quarterback or the seasoned veteran can be a tough decision for any head coach in the NFL. When it comes to Justin Fields, though, analyst Cris Collinsworth believes it’s a no-brainer. Speaking with Pro Football Focus, Collinsworth said he wouldn’t hesitate to play Fields...

Chad Johnson, Cris Collinsworth, Jim Breech among the nominees for Bengals inaugural Ring of Honor class

Anthony Munoz and Paul Brown are the headliners of the Bengals' inaugural Ring of Honor class. Munoz, one of the greatest left tackles in NFL history, and Brown, the franchise's founder and original coach, were named to the franchise's inaugural Ring of Honor class on April 8. At the time of that announcement, the Bengals revealed that two more franchise legends would join Munoz and Brown in this year's induction class.
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Cris Collinsworth Insists 49ers Want Mac Jones but Says They May Make an ‘Un-Shanahan-like’ Move

The 2021 NFL draft is sure to be an intriguing one. It’s almost a certainty Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson will be the first two players selected Thursday. It’s also very likely the top three picks will be quarterbacks. The San Francisco 49ers will pick third, and that’s where things get interesting. NBC Football analyst Cris Collinsworth is adamant the Niners want Alabama’s Mac Jones, but he’s hearing head coach Kyle Shanahan & Co. may make an “un-Shanahan-like” move.

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Cris Collinsworth offers up his mock draft based on what he'd do as each GM in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Cris Collinsworth offers up his mock draft on what he'd do as each GM in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, selecting Kyler Murray No. 1 overall to Arizona.

Cris Collinsworth talks Bengals’ options at No. 5 pick

It seems like most former Cincinnati Bengals are all heavily in favor of the team taking Penei Sewell in the first round. From offensive linemen Anthony Muñoz and Dave Lapham, to wide receiver Tim McGee, they all want to see the Bengals improve Joe Burrow’s protection. While some fans think...

Jaelan Phillips best defensive player in draft by far per Cris Collinsworth

Oct 10, 2020; Mandatory Credit: Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports. Miami Hurricanes defensive end Jaelan Phillips was named the best defensive player by far in the 2021 NFL Draft by NBC Sports Sunday Night Football and Pro Football Focus analyst Cris Collinsworth. Phillips is projected as the 21st player on the board by the NFL Mock Draft database.