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After his NFL debut, Bears’ Justin Fields says game tempo was’slow to me.’

Justin Fields, the rookie quarterback for the Chicago Bears, looked the part in his NFL debut.
The No. 1 is Fields.
11 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, shone in the Bears’ first preseason game.
In Chicago’s 20-13 win over the Miami Dolphins, he completed 14 of 20 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE FOXNEWS.COM SPORTS COVERAGE AFTER THE GAME Fields discussed his thoughts on the NFL’s speed after the game.
According to NFL.com, Fields answered to the question after the game, “That was actually kind of sluggish to me, to be honest.”
“I think I was anticipating it to be a little bit faster,” Fields said, “but practicing game speed, playing at it with my teammates every day, of course, you know, we have a terrific defense so, me going against them every day, it probably slowed the game down a little bit for me.”
He scored his first touchdown on an 8-yard run into the endzone, followed by a 30-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jesse James, who was wide open downfield.
Fields is classified as starting quarterback Andy Daltons backup as of Sunday, but if he continues to play at a high level, Bears head coach Matt Nagy will have no choice but to bench the Ohio State product.
DOWNLOAD THE FOX NEWS APP HERE “My goal was just to go out there and play for today, no matter what happened, and sort of behave like it was my final time on the field and just grab every opportunity and make the most of it,” Fields said.
On August 2, the Bears will face the Buffalo Bills.

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For the Eagles, an unexpected star is emerging at wide receiver.

There are a lot of unanswered questions for the Philadelphia Eagles all over the field.
How will Jalen Hurts fare as a starting quarterback in the NFL?
Would the Eagles’ reputation suffer as a result of Deshaun Watson’s addition?
Yet, one question appears to have been answered: Philly acquired a gem in the rough in wide receiver Quez Watkins.
Watkins was drafted in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft out of Southern Mississippi.
After missing the first half of last season due to injury, he returned to sporadic playing time as a rookie.
Watkins is establishing himself as a bright spot in training camp as he enters his second season in the league and looks to make a huge mark.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Watkins made three amazing receptions in front of fans during an open practice on Sunday evening.
First, he high-pointed a deep pass in the end zone over Craig James.
Then, during red zone drills, he had a full-extension, diving catch near the goal line.
Finally, he high-pointed a second ball over Anthony Harris, reportedly the best grab of the entire camp.
Vertical deep ball receptions are entertaining to watch, but Watkins’ improved route-running is what really sticks out.
When questioned about the modifications he’s made, Watkins responded, “Being able to regulate my speed, being able to make 75 [percent speed] appear like 100.”
Last summer, Watkins was chastised for running every route at full speed, which meant he was never able to play the cat-and-mouse game with NFL defensive backs that is required for separation.
Because everyone in the league is athletically skilled, winning one-on-one battles often requires deception and the use of speed as a weapon.
It’s difficult to picture the Eagles having a very successful season this year (FanDuel Sportsbook has their win total at a massively juiced 6.5 and their odds to win the division at a dismal +470, the worst in the NFC East).
Watkins, on the other hand, is a little-known receiver who may be a good late-round fantasy sleeper or, better yet, a low-owned daily fantasy addition.
Don’t be surprised to see Watkins haul in a couple crucial fantasy touchdowns this season based on his performance in camp.
After all, in fantasy football, you can’t only own top guys; games are won and lost in the lower ranks by players who match up well against specific defenses.