This WR is making a strong push to make the Chicago Bears roster

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Equanimeous St. Brown gives the Chicago Bears some height

When you look at the Chicago Bears wide receiver group, one thing stands out — a lack of size. Size isn’t as important these days as they were back in the 1990s and 2000s. You see plenty of wide receivers who are under the height of 6’3″ making a big impact in the NFL. Outside of Equanimeous St. Brown, this Bears roster doesn’t have anyone over the height of 6’2″ at the position. In fact, the Bears have five WRs under 6’0″ on the current roster.

St. Brown stands 6’5″ and the next closest to him in size are Tajae Sharpe and Isaiah Coulter — both stand at 6’2″. He is not a guy who often high-points the football, but that also has to do with the type of routes he runs. You will see St. Brown on the outside or in the slot. He will run crossers going over the middle and also some WR screens. Then, of course, he will run some deep routes as well.

It will be important for Justin Fields to develop chemistry with all of his receivers, but having trust in St. Brown to grab balls that are above defenders’ heads will be extremely important. Fields seemed to not trust Allen Robinson at times when he felt he wasn’t open. This helped lead to 66 targets and only 38 receptions for Robinson.