For the terms of his slot, Fields will raise $ 17.9M on his four-year fully guaranteed deal. That includes a good $ 11.1M signing bonus for the No. 11 overall pick.
The Bears had it already Andy Dalton going into the draft, but they couldn’t hand it over to Campi. Meanwhile, GM Giant Dave Gettleman could not resist the urge to trade. With that, the Bears climbed to No. 11 in exchange for Plan No. 20, Plan No. 164, a pact in the first round 2022 and a pact in 2022 in the fourth round.
Some appraisers have preferred it Zach Wilson and Trey Lance, who were the first QBs to come off the board afterwards Trevor Lawrence. Regardless, the Bears have been excited to land the Ohio State product. In just two short years as Buckeye, he has cemented himself as one of the most accomplished players in the program’s history. The double-threat QB pitched for 5,373 yards, 63 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 22 starts.
Now, the two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year is trying to work his magic in Chicago.