Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields walks to the locker room after being sacked during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast)

Justin Fields was hurt on Chicago’s first possession of the third quarter against Minnesota. He seemed to land awkwardly on his hand trying to throw the ball away while getting sacked by Danielle Hunter. The Bears punted on the next play, and Fields headed to the locker room.

FILE - Chicago Bears great Dick Butkus watches from the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans on Sept. 25, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Nam Y. Huh, File)

Dick Butkus, fearsome Hall of Fame linebacker for the Chicago Bears, has died at age 80.

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The Bears confirmed Williams, 53, submitted his resignation Wednesday morning. He had been with the team since February 2022.

Emery Moorehead, a member of the 1985 Super Bowl championship team, joined “Chicago Tonight” on Sept. 7, 2023. (WTTW News)

The Chicago Bears kick off the season Sunday by taking on the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. Former Bears tight end Emery Moorehead, a member of the 1985 Super Bowl championship team, joined “Chicago Tonight” to preview the season.

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The Chicago Bears have been stymied thus far in plans to win tax breaks to build a new stadium in Arlington Heights. That’s opened the door to other communities to try and lure the team, but Chicago might still be in the game. Could the city come up with a late comeback and lure the Bears to stay?

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The north suburban community of Waukegan is the latest town to get in on the high-stakes game of bidding for the Chicago Bears, joining Naperville, Chicago and Arlington Heights. 

A rendering of an aerial view of the Chicago Bears property in Arlington Heights. (Courtesy of Hart Howerton / Chicago Bears)
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Mayor Brandon Johnson and Chicago Bears President Kevin Warren met Wednesday, a clear sign that relations between the city and the Monsters of the Midway have thawed, which may set the stage for talks to keep the team in Chicago, if not at Soldier Field.

Soldier Field. (WTTW News)

Conversations about alternate locations for a new Bears stadium have also reignited the possibility of the team sticking with the city, with a source telling WTTW News that talks between the city of Chicago and the team could resume as early as this week.

A rendering of an aerial view of the Chicago Bears property in Arlington Heights. (Courtesy of Hart Howerton / Chicago Bears)
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Building a stadium on the former Arlington Heights racetrack “is no longer our singular focus,” said Scott Hagel, the Bears senior vice president of marketing and communications.

Bears quarterback Justin Fields, sporting a cap and gown for his graduation ceremony at Ohio State University. (Chicago Bears / Facebook)

Two years after leaving the school early to turn pro, Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields received his bachelor's degree Sunday from Ohio State University.

Halas Hall in Lake Forest. (Courtesy of Chicago Bears)

James “Big Cat” Williams, who played offensive tackle for the Bears from 1991 to 2002 and is co-host of the No Name Football podcast, give “Chicago Tonight” his assessment of the Bears’ draft moves.

An aerial rendering of a proposed Chicago Bears stadium and entertainment district in Arlington Heights. (Credit: Hart Howerton / Chicago Bears)

One of the key elements of the bill is a $3 per person admission tax on all entertainment and sporting events within what the bill calls the Arlington Megaproject to help pay down debt related to the renovation of Soldier Field.

FILE - Carolina Panthers wide receiver DJ Moore (2) reacts after scoring a touchdown during an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Detroit Lions on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo / Jacob Kupferman, File)

The move allows the Panthers to acquire a potential franchise quarterback, although it remains unclear which QB Carolina prefers. The Bears are committed to Justin Fields at quarterback, and that gave them leverage to trade down.

A rendering of an aerial view of the Chicago Bears property in Arlington Heights. (Courtesy of Hart Howerton / Chicago Bears)
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The Chicago Bears are on the verge of leaving its home of 51 years, despite efforts by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep the team in Chicago.

Chicago Bears new President & CEO Kevin Warren speaks during an NFL football news conference at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Ill., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. KP Photo / Nam Y. Huh)

A new suburban stadium could be on the horizon for the Chicago Bears and the team owns the No. 1 pick in the draft coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history.

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren speaks during Big Ten NCAA college basketball Media Days on Oct. 12, 2022, in Minneapolis. The Chicago Bears hired Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren as their president and CEO on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, bringing him back to the NFL to help lead a founding franchise after three years running one of college athletics' marquee conferences. (AP Photo / Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

The Chicago Bears hired Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren as their president and CEO on Thursday, bringing him back to the NFL to help lead a founding franchise after three years running one of college athletics’ marquee conferences.