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

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Equanimeous St. Brown gives the Chicago Bears added speed

When we watch Equanimeous St. Brown, one thing stands out — speed. He is not a dynamic route runner and this is one of his biggest downsides, but his route tree is much stronger than his former teammate Marquez Valdes-Scantling. That said, I wouldn’t expect him to run the same routes as Darnell Mooney who is an above-average route runner. If you don’t believe me, watch the video clip of him blowing past Jalen Ramsey.

St. Brown does, however, have some solid playing speed. He ran a 4.48 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, but he plays faster than he looks. His rare combination of speed and size can be a solid addition to a rebuilding roster. His knowledge of Luke Getsy’s passing scheme doesn’t hurt him either. In fact, this should give him a leg up over guys who many would consider better players at this point in their careers — Dante Pettis and Tajae Sharpe.

Pairing Equanimeous St. Brown with Justin Fields, who has very good deep-ball accuracy, could make for a nice duo at times this season. However, where I think Chicago Bears fans will like him the most is his crossing routes going over the middle. He did this often in college and he was successful doing it at times with Green Bay too. These routes are great at times when looking at a second or third down with mid-yardage to go.