Justin Fields is back on the practice field for the Chicago Bears (3-10) on Thursday after missing the previous day with an illness. The former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback will need to be his best as Chicago hosts the Philadelphia Eagles, who have the best record in the NFL at 12-1, this upcoming Sunday, Dec. 18.

Fields has been a bright spot for the Bears this season as they were eliminated from postseason play following a 28-19 home loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 13.

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Fields has played in 12 of the 13 games Chicago has played this season as he is the team’s passing and rushing leader in 7 of the last 8 games played.

In 12 games this season, Fields has completed 156-of-253 of his passes for 1,896 yards, 13 touchdowns, 10 interceptions, and a QBR of 58.3. He also rushed for 905 yards and 8 touchdowns on 128 carries.

The Eagles have the 7th best scoring defense in the league (19.1 points allowed per game).