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Justin Fields in with Andy Dalton doubtful to return in Week 2

Andy Dalton suffered an injury, but returns and then goes back to locker room in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season. Here are the latest updates.

Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) gives a thumbs up to fans as he runs on the field before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Dalton is doubtful to return with a knee injury. This is Fields game now. The Bears are up 7-3 at the end of the third quarter.

UPDATE: Fields has remained in and appears to be the quarterback for the time being. Dalton has not been ruled out, but he is on the sideline with a knee injury at the moment.

UPDATE: This is a roller coaster, but Andy Dalton looked stiff when returning to the game and after the series was over, he went back to the locker room. The team announced he is questionable to return.

UPDATE: Dalton has returned to the game. Justin Fields will have to wait a little longer.

UPDATE: Dalton’s injury doesn’t appear to be devastating, as he is working on the sideline.

Chicago Bears QB Andy Dalton suffers an injury and has to come out of the game. Rookie Justin Fields has come into the game. Dalton’s injury appeared to be a non-contact injury to his lower leg as he scrambled out of bounds. We’ll keep you updated.

Dalton had a touchdown pass earlier to Allen Robinson and had completed 7-of-8 passes for 41 yards. This could be Fields the rest of the day.