Bears' Justin Fields wins NFL FedEx ground player of the week

Fields wins NFL FedEx ground player of the week originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Bears quarterback Justin Fields won the NFL FedEx ground player of the week award for his performance against the Detroit Lions in Week 10.

Against the Lions on the ground, Fields ran for 147 yards and two rushing touchdowns. One of the touchdowns was a 67-yarder, which accounted for the Bears' franchise records for longest quarterback run and longest quarterback touchdown run.

The other nominations for the award were Saquon Barkley (152 yards, one touchdown) and Jonathan Taylor (147 yards, one touchdown).

Fields was a nominee for the same award after his performance in Week 9 when he ran for a single-game quarterback record of 178 rushing yards and one touchdown. But, Bengals running back Joe Mixon took home the award.

Khalil Herbert was the first Bears player to win the award this season. He won it back in Week 3 against the Houston Texans, when he rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns amid David Montgomery exiting the game due to injury.

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Fields has been putting on a show in the last month, especially on the ground. He is on pace to break Lamar Jackson's single-season rushing record for a quarterback. The record is 1,206 yards. Fields currently has 749 yards through 10 weeks.

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