5 Chicago Bears who can benefit big from Justin Fields in 2021

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Nov 1, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA;Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet (85) practices before the game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports
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1. Cole Kmet

The Chicago Bears are going to a transition of youth once they move onto Justin Fields. He opens up another window of a cheaper, younger quarterback with upside. With that, the Chicago Bears have to rely on their cheap, young players around him to develop with him.

This could be huge for Cole Kmet. Kmet had about a standard season as far as tight ends in their rookie season are concerned. However, it was so hard to judge Kmet because of the situation he was in.

Now, there is much more clarity that his role next year will also be his role with Justin Fields moving forward. This can be getting him in motion more often and dumping passes of to him. This can be that Kmet is his safety net on third down who can move the chains.

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It also can be the jump ball player that Fields looks for in the red zone. Kmet has a lot of potential to be a trusted, and versatile piece in this offense. If he can progress with Justin Fields, he could become a long time option that the franchise QB trusts.