Should the Chicago Bears trade for Deebo Samuel or wait for 2023 FA?

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After Deebo Samuel’s trade request out of San Francisco became public, the Chicago Bears were of course dragged into those talks.

Should Deebo Samuel be the WR1 the Chicago Bears have been looking for, or would free agency be a better option?

The Bears are an offense without really having a No. 1 receiver unless Darnell Mooney can make that argument that he should be the WR1. Now, even if Mooney can be a true No. 1, the Bears are without much depth at receiver.

They recently got Byron Pringle and Equanimeous St. Brown, but those receivers shouldn’t carry an offense.

Nowadays, there’s a need for an offensive superstar outside a team’s quarterback.

And usually, those superstars are wide receivers.

In some instances, they can be running backs, but those days are starting to come to an end.

Heck, even Deebo Samuel is a hybrid. He can line up in the backfield, out wide, or even in the slot. He’s a dynamic offensive playmaker that will likely make any team better.

That being said, should the Chicago Bears make a trade for him?

There’s a lot that goes into that question outside the question of should they do it? What would the 49ers want for Deebo? Would the Bears be able to make an offer that doesn’t set them back more than Deebo propels them forward? Could the Bears get a better option in free agency next offseason?

With many questions at hand, it’s time to get some answers to the questions. Or at least the best that I can provide.