Justin Fields, QB (CHI)

Not playing Thursday

Fields (ribs) has been ruled out for Thursday's game at Detroit.

The situation for Fields seemed to be trending this way after he was a non-participant at walkthroughs Monday and Tuesday and after coach Matt Nagy officially named Andy Dalton the Bears' Week 12 starting quarterback Tuesday. With another absence Wednesday, Fields now won't be available Thursday due to the bruised ribs he picked up this past Sunday against the Ravens, making his next possible appearance Sunday, Dec. 5 against the Cardinals. Behind Dalton, Chicago will have Nick Foles available as his backup this week.

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Not yet throwing

Fields (ribs) hasn't thrown since sustaining cracked ribs during this past Sunday's loss to the Ravens, Jason Lieser of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Tending to tiny fractures in ribs

Fields, who is ruled out for the Bears' Thanksgiving Day matchup with the Lions, was diagnosed with a few cracked ribs after he recently underwent an MRI, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.