When the Chicago Bears acquired receiver D.J. Moore from the Carolina Panthers in a blockbuster commerce that concerned the No. 1 decide within the 2023 NFL Draft, Justin Fields was taking a nap.
He woke as much as many textual content messages and missed calls, and naturally, the information that basic supervisor Ryan Poles had went out and landed him a authentic, game-changing new No. 1 receiver.
“I wakened from my nap and noticed that it occurred, individuals had been blowing up my telephone like I simply acquired traded,” Fields told reporters on Tuesday. “Everyone was excited. D.J. brings nice expertise to this workforce and simply his character matches in nicely with all people actually from the primary day he acquired right here.”