Chicago Bears: College players to keep an eye on for 2021 (Part 1)

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Chicago Bears, Ja'Marr Chase
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The Chicago Bears other number-one option.

The Chicago Bears could be facing a Kevin White vs. Amari Cooper situation again next season. Wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase will be eligible for the 2021 NFL draft. Chase would not have to come out after next season, but if he puts on another show, he would not need to do any more at the college level.

Chase played like he was ready for the NFL. He did have some struggles against two cornerbacks that were draft this year in Cameron Dantzler and Jaylon Johnson, who both were rumored to be interested in by the Chicago Bears.

Luckily for the Chicago Bears, they drafted one of them. Chase is already built in a man’s body listed at the same height but 25 pounds heavier than Devonta Smith, Chase led the team with 84 catches for 1,780 yards and 20 touchdowns.

I know, what makes me think he will even be available for Chicago also to draft him? Well, unless Burrow is going to play college football and the NFL at the same time, I wouldn’t expect Chase to repeat that level of play. Thus ignorant college scouts and general managers will be like, but he couldn’t live up to that production.

That’s just cowpie. But, that’s what some scouts and general managers do. This kid looks ready already. Chase should still produce at a 1,000-yard rate. He just needs to find a way to stay healthy and do what he does. Chase shows the ability to be where he is supposed to be at all times.

That is something Anthony Miller was missing early in his career in the Matt Nagy offense. Unless the Chicago Bears win the Superbowl and have to move up from the 32nd overall draft pick, these players are in play until they aren’t.

Next. No preseason information. dark

Keep an eye out. I don’t want to give too many away right away. I will be bringing these to you at least a couple of times a month, maybe more depending on how the seasons and schedules are going. It is way too early to do a mock draft, but it is never to look at what is next to come early.