It's unknown if Williams tested positive for the coronavirus or was deemed a high-risk close contact.
Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields tweaked his knee in this past Sunday's 20-9 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.
"He’s grown to this point," Nagy said of Fields. "He’s earned it. He’s worked hard. And now he has this opportunity."
Once Grant is officially added to the roster in Chicago, he'll likely take over punt and kick return duties.
Even eyes will turn to the quarterback position in Chicago with the running game missing Montgomery.
Nagy insisted earlier this week Andy Dalton is his starter if the "Red Rifle" is healthy, but Justin Fields is on track to get the nod ahead of third-string option Nick Foles versus the Lions if Dalton can't go.
Chicago Bears rookie quarterback and first-round draft pick Justin Fields made his first NFL start last Sunday at the Cleveland Browns as veteran Andy Dalton dealt with a left knee injury, and things didn't go well.
Their lease at Soldier Field expires in 2033, and the penalty for leaving, according to the Chicago Tribune, decreases after 2026.
Whichever QB gets tapped better be ready to drive Chicago's offense in an entirely different direction.
The previous record was held by former Browns linebacker Andra Davis, who recorded four sacks on Nov. 3, 2003.
Chicago has not placed Dalton on injured reserve, and there is hope he will return sooner than three weeks.
A group of Bears fans on Reddit organized a donation drive to show their support for Dalton for the job he has done as the team's starter up until this point.
Fields replaced the injured Dalton in last Sunday's win over the Bengals and completed six of 13 passes for 60 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception with 31 rushing yards on 10 carries.
Fields replaced the injured Andy Dalton last Sunday and completed 6-of-13 passes for 60 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception in the win against Cincinnati. The first-year pro also added 31 rushing yards on 10 carries.
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Chicago Bears quarterback Andy Dalton suffered a knee injury against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday and was listed as doubtful to return.
Chicago Bears are finally getting their wish. Well, sort of.
Dalton's performance in Week 1 left a lot to be desired and certainly didn't help to quiet the calls for Justin Fields to take over under center in Chicago.
A good start to Chicago's season opener against the Los Angeles Rams would be the best way to keep others from looking over Dalton's shoulder. However, it's hard to predict what he'll look like this week.
Competing for the starting quarterback job hasn't put a strain on the relationship between rookie Justin Fields and veteran Andy Dalton, according to Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy.
The Bears open the regular season with a "Sunday Night Football" showdown at the Los Angeles Rams, so it makes sense Nagy and Pace wouldn't want to toss Fields into the figurative deep end.
The Chicago Bears' priority is figuring out the Andy Dalton-Justin Fields predicament. The franchise's second priority has to do with veteran quarterback Nick Foles.
Head coach Matt Nagy remains committed to starting Dalton in Week 1.
The Raiders drafted Mack fifth overall in 2014 and traded him to Chicago before the 2018 season in exchange for a package including two first-round picks.
Fields appreciates the support but wishes fans would take a different approach when his teammate is on the field.
Chicago selected the 27-year-old second overall in 2017, and he went 29-21 in the regular season and 0-2 in the playoffs as the Bears' starting quarterback.
The 22-year-old rookie was limited in practice on Wednesday due to groin soreness but was a full participant on Thursday as the team readies to host Mitchell Trubisky and the Bills at Soldier Field.
Earlier this week, Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy vowed to give veteran and current starting quarterback Andy Dalton additional snaps in this Saturday's exhibition game against the Buffalo Bills.
Chicago Bears rookie quarterback and first-round draft pick Justin Fields impressed many during this past Saturday's preseason debut against the Miami Dolphins.
The team is hopeful he'll return this season.
The Chicago Bears are just one NFL team in the midst of a preseason quarterback battle. But for this NFC North squad, is the rookie hopeful already outshining the veteran?
Nagy told reporters Monday that veteran quarterback Andy Dalton remains No. 1 on the depth chart and that he's on track to start Week 1.