Skull Session: Oddsmakers Think Justin Fields Drastically Improves the Bears, Fields is Still Salty at Georgia, and Drue Chrisman is Still on the Board

By Kevin Harrish on April 30, 2021 at 5:10 am
That's my quarterback.

Here's a confidence booster for you as your enter the weekend – no matter what you were wearing to watch the NFL Draft last night, you looked better than multimillionaire Dabo Swinney.

Dude looks like he's about to try to sell me a 2003 Grand Am off of one of those used car lots with the inflatable air dancer guys.

I guess $8.3 million a year isn't enough for a tailor.

Word of the Day: Repose.

 THE FIELDS EFFECT. Vegas sure thinks Justin Fields is going to make quite an instant impact in Chicago. As soon as his name was called, the Bears' odds to win the Division shortened by 50%.

Now, there's a solid chance this is a little bit of a strong reaction considering the Bears are seemingly intending to roll with Andy Dalton at first and develop Fields as a backup (LOL).

Still, it tells you how Vegas perceives Fields' value – and it's a hell of a lot more than what the first 10 teams saw.

 @ HIM NEXT TIME. Justin Fields made it pretty clear that he's unbothered about how far he slipped and that he has no intention of using his draft position as future motivation.

All in all, he seems pretty joyous, blessed and thankful for everything that led him to this situation.

... with one exception.

He's clearly still salty enough about how things all went down at UGA that he's out here absolutely flaying Kirby Smart and Co. after becoming a first-round pick and an instant millionaire – and it's tough to blame him!

It's kind of wild that one decision effectively cost Georgia every single quarterback recruiting battle against Ohio State as long as Kirby Smart and Ryan Day are employed. Because like, who the hell is picking the Bulldogs over the Buckeyes after that?

 STILL ON THE BOARD. Justin Fields may have fallen a little further than he expected to, but this guy somehow slid all the way out of the first round.

You have to figure he'll be one of the next players off the board today. Hell, Urban Meyer might snag him with the No. 33 overall pick.

 QB1. Justin Fields' jersey may be changing, but his number ain't.

Get it now, before Joey Lane buys them all.

 SONG OF THE DAY. "Temporary" by the White Rabbits.

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