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Bears will start Nathan Peterman after Trevor Siemian was injured in warm-ups

Bears will start Nathan Peterman after Trevor Siemian was injured in warm-ups

There are twists and turns. And then there’s Chicago Bears‘ The backup quarterback situation.

after Justin Fields His left, non-throwing shoulder separated against Atlanta Atlanta Falcons Last Sunday and was inactive for the game against Chicago New York JetsExperienced QB Trevor Siemian He was in line to start his first game since Week 12 of the 2021 season New Orleans Saints.

Siemian, however, injured his oblique muscle during pregame warm-ups at MetLife Stadium and will serve as the backup at quarterback. Nathan PetermanThe Bears promoted those from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday.

This will be Peterman’s first start since the 2018 season when he was Buffalo Bill. Peterman went 31 of 49 for 188 yards and three interceptions in Buffalo’s 41-9 Week 9 loss to Chicago.

He last threw a pass in a regular-season game in 2020, when he was Las Vegas RaidersCompleted 3-of-5 passes for 25 yards in relief Derek Carr 43-6 loss to the Falcons.

With a depleted depth chart at quarterback, the Bears are also regressing David Montgomery Available as an emergency option.

“He’s like an extra green dot in our back pocket,” offensive coordinator Luke Getsey said this week.


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