Chicago Bears: 5 wide receivers to replace Allen Robinson in 2022 NFL Draft

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Brace yourselves, Chicago Bears fans. This will more than likely be the last season you get to see Allen Robinson in a Bears uniform.

After inking a three-year deal with the Bears back in 2018, Robinson is set to play the 2021 season while on the franchise tag. Following this season, Robinson will hit free agency in all likelihood. Contract talks have gone just about nowhere since last September.

Of course, a miracle isn’t out of the question, should the Bears and Robinson come to an agreement on a long-term deal before the deadline. July 15 is the deadline for the Bears and Robinson to make an extension work, otherwise he’ll enter free agency next spring.

The only possibility the Bears have next offseason is if they decide to use the franchise tag on him a second time, which would amp up his salary to upwards of $22 million. Unfortunately, that’s not a likely scenario.

The Chicago Bears will probably be searching for an Allen Robinson replacement

Next spring, the Bears will be without a first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. In the second round, though, they could end up finding a solid replacement for Robinson.

It’s early, but next year’s receiver class looks to be loaded with talent. The Bears could absolutely find a starting wideout in the second round, or even the third, depending upon how things shake out.

If Robinson leaves town and it’s Darnell Mooney as the de facto no. 1 guy, one of the following five college prospects might be a perfect fit for the Bears in next year’s draft. Which would you prefer and why? Let us know in the comments.