Halas Intrigue, Episode 228: Grading the Bears’ preseason opener

One thing is certain, the Soldier Field turf needs work.

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Bears quarterback Justin Fields walks off the field after Saturday’s 19-14 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.

Bears quarterback Justin Fields walks off the field after Saturday’s 19-14 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.

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Patrick Finley and Jason Lieser break down Justin Fields’ performance in the preseason opener and analyze everything from the grass to promising rookies. Then Mark Potash stops by to deliver his game ball.


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