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Pittsburgh Steelers acquire QB Justin Fields from Chicago Bears for 2025 conditional draft pick

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired quarterback Justin Fields in a trade with the Chicago Bears for a 2025 conditional draft pick.

Fields will be traded for a 2025 6th-round pick that goes to a 4th-round pick based on playtime, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The draft pick will be upgraded if Fields participates in 51% of Pittsburgh's plays this season.

Fields, 25, was a first-round draft pick (11th overall) of the Bears in the 2021 NFL Draft.

The Georgia native and Ohio State product started 38 games for the Bears over three seasons with the team, throwing for 6,674 yards, 40 touchdowns and 30 interceptions, while also rushing for 2,220 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Fields took to social media on Saturday, saying thank you to the Chicago community, and former teammates and sharing his excitement about this 'next chapter.'

The Steelers made the announcement official on Saturday night.

Fellow quarterback Russell Wilson, also one of the newest members of the black and gold, posted on X, formerly Twitter, welcoming Fields to the team.

Stay with KDKA-TV and for more details on this developing story.

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