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Analyzing the Chicago Bears Wide Receivers

May 17th, 2017 at 10:02 PM
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Outside of quarterback, no position for the Chicago Bears has experienced such a significant shift this off-season as the wide receiver corps. With the departure of now Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, Bears management found themselves staring at a substantial gap between top receivers Cameron Meredith and Kevin White and the remaining depth.

However, the Bears quickly addressed this need with the additions of former Pittsburgh Steeler Markus Wheaton and former Tennessee Titan Kendall Wright. While the Bears will not release an official depth chart until training camp, a possible lineup come kickoff could look like the following:

  1. Cameron Meredith
  2. Kevin White
  3. Kendall Wright
  4. Markus Wheaton
  5. Josh Bellamy
  6. Deonte Thompson

While the first four players on this chart seem to be no-brainers, the last few spots are completely up for grabs. Before delving into an analysis of the last few players fighting to be on the roster, it is important to know the qualities of those who have seemingly already made it. As listed above, Cameron Meredith finds himself on top of this particular depth chart.

While White, a player with more upside and raw talent, would be expected to get the nod over the recently undrafted reserve in Meredith, unforeseen injuries have led to him playing in only four games over the course of two seasons. In these …

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Tags: Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Tarik Cohen

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