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Options for Chicago Bears to trade Justin Fields limited, per reports

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CHICAGO (CBS) – With the NFL Combine in the books, the Bears must decide on quarterback Justin Fields.

However, some media reports have indicated that the market is not robust enough to trade him.

Several teams are looking at free-agent quarterbacks, and as those players get signed, there are fewer options for the Bears to ship Fields elsewhere.

Bears general manager Ryan Poles said at the start of the combine that the team hopes to decide the future of the quarterback position quickly.

Last year, Poles traded the team's top pick to the Carolina Panthers to get several picks and wide receiver DJ Moore. This year, what the team does with its first overall pick will determine Fields' future.

The Bears have already met with top quarterback prospect Caleb Williams.

Fields, 25, has improved statistically each year over his young NFL career. Last season, he threw for more than 2,500 yards, 16 touchdowns, and nine interceptions and added more than 650 rushing yards and four touchdowns on the ground in 13 games.

The Bears also have the No. 9 overall pick. 

The NFL Draft will be held April 25-27.

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