Chicago Bears: Three Ryan Pace draft picks in danger of getting cut

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Javon Wims spot is not guaranteed on this Chicago Bears roster

Player No. 1: Javon Wims, WR

Javon Wims was selected by Ryan Pace and the Bears in the seventh round of the 2018 draft. Wims went to Georgia where he only saw the field his junior and senior years. At Georgia, he was a teammate of his current Bears teammate Riley Ridley, oddly enough.

Wim had a really nice senior year where he did find the endzone seven times while gaining over 700 yards as well. But for the most part, Wims was very much a role player during his time with the Bulldogs, despite being a good red-zone threat.

Being a seventh-round pick, expectations are kept relatively low. Wims had the opportunity to carve out a role on special teams while also being towards the bottom of the depth chart. Unfortunately, for Wims, and the Bears, in three seasons he hasn’t shown much.

In 2019, Wims showed a glimmer of promise with the offensive opportunity he was given but his 2020 campaign may have damaged his standing on the team, beyond repair. Two big moments that defined his 2020 season were getting ejected from a regular-season game against the Saints, and a major dropped pass in the playoffs, also against the Saints.

Coming into 2021, the Bears have added some much-needed depth at the WR position and Wims will have to fight for snaps with the likes of Goodwin, Byrd, Adams, and college teammate Ridley, speaking of which…