Chicago Bears plan to start rookie QB Justin Fields in the last game of the season — if his ankle is better

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Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy would like to start quarterback Justin Fields in the season finale against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium, provided the rookie has recovered enough from an ankle injury that kept him out the last two games. Nagy said last week Fields was getting closer to a return, but was limited by pain while doing football movements — and the Bears wanted him to be as close to 100% as possible before he played. Fields injured his ankle in the Week 15 loss to the Vikings, and Nagy originally was hopeful Fields wouldn’t miss time. But the Bears turned to Nick Foles an…

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