After profitable the highest choose on this 12 months’s NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears confronted an fascinating dilemma.
That they had the choice to make use of it to draft a quarterback like CJ Stroud or Bryce Younger or commerce it to amass extra expertise and help for QB1 Justin Fields.
On Friday, they select the second possibility, as they acquired 4 draft picks and extensive receiver DJ Moore from the Carolina Panthers.
Moore might not be a Professional Bowler, however he has been one of many league’s extra productive wideouts, as he was the one participant at his place to put up at the very least 1,200 yards from scrimmage each season between 2019 and 2021.
An entire listing of extensive receivers with at the very least 1,200 scrimmage yards in every season from 2019-2021:
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— Area Yates (@FieldYates) March 11, 2023
Moore will give Fields the primary bona fide risk at extensive receiver he is had in his brief professional profession.
The previous Ohio State College standout accomplished simply 60.4 % of his passes final season, and the season earlier than that he was even worse with a 58.9 % completion price.
Fields has additionally thrown a complete of 21 interceptions over the past two years for a 3.6 % interception price, and he led all with 16 fumbles in 2022.
In fact, the one factor he does very nicely is transfer the chains together with his legs, and he did that with 1,143 yards and eight touchdowns this previous season.
Some Bears followers really feel that if Fields merely has one or two dependable wideouts, he’ll start to point out what he confirmed at Ohio State the place he accomplished a shocking 70.2 % of his move makes an attempt in his last season there.
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