The hidden factor that could ignite the Chicago Bears offense

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Chicago Bears, Marquise Goodwin
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Massive turnover took place for the Chicago Bears this year at the WR position

Let’s start with the former track star Marquise Goodwin. He has 4.27 speed and for his career has averaged 16.6 yards per reception. He is slated to be the Bears’ top slot receiver. Damiere Byrd is expected to backup Goodwin in the slot. He also has a similar speed.

Byrd ran a 4.25 40-yard dash at the combine. This quote about him is from none other than Bill Belichick, “Damiere’s a smart kid that has good route-running ability and has done a good job picking up our offense.”

Plus we have the latest addition to the Bears wide receiver group Breshad Perriman. He is tall at 6’2″ and very fast as he is reported to have run a 4.25 40-yard dash at his pro day back in 2015. Recent reports show his current 40 speed to be at 4.35. Then we have the guy who used to be the fastest man on the team, Darnell Mooney who runs a 4.37.

The Bears now have four wide receivers who run sub 4.4o speeds. This ability adds a whole new dimension to their offense. Based on the Bears’ history, the addition of four wideouts who all have run a sub 4.40 feels like it is taken from a dimension often referred to as the Twilight Zone.

Yes, Bears fans, with this all in play, the possibility of 2021 ushering in a new era in productive Bears offense is not a pipe dream as long as we also get quality play-calling and good offensive line play. The Bears even have a rookie quarterback who is expected to become an elite QB at some point in time, imagine that.