Chicago Bears Draft Needs – Offense

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2.) Wide Reciever

The Bears should be set at wide receiver at the top of depth chart at least with Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, but there are a lot of question marks after that. Eddie Royal hasn’t been able to stay healthy, Marquess Wilson has shown promise but is still unproven, Josh Bellamy has made a couple of flash plays but more mistakes, Marc Mariani has shown toughness in the slot but lacks upside, and Cameron Meredith has size and potential but is a longshot… none of those players are a sure thing to make an impact in 2016.

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Assuming Jeffery and White are the Bears two top targets next year, that gives them two tall, explosive outside targets but not a quick slot target that this team has been lacking for years.

The first round is too early for a slot receiver unless he is a special talent, so expect the Bears to address the need in the 3rd or 4th round at earliest. Here are a few mid-round targets who could make an impact as a slot receiver in 2016.

1.) Corey Coleman, Baylor – 3rd round

2.) Pharoah Cooper, South Carolina – 3rd round

3.) Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma – 4th round 

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