Halas Intrigue, Episode 160: The Emergency Justin Fields Podcast

The Bears drafted a quarterback. And the fans are ... actually happy.

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Justin Fields’ arrival at Halas Hall is creating excitement around the Bears for the first time in a good while.

Justin Fields’ arrival at Halas Hall is creating excitement around the Bears for the first time in a good while.

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The Bears traded for a quarterback! Patrick Finley, Jason Lieser and Mark Potash break down how it happened — and wonder whether, between Justin Fields and Aaron Rodgers, this is the happiest Bears fans have been in years.

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