Speculating what the Chicago Bears trading for N’Keal Harry really means

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Chicago Bears, N'Keal Harry
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The Chicago Bears might be the last chance for N’Keal Harry in the NFL

Many people have labeled N’Keal Harry a bust at this point in his career. We’ve already touched on his inefficiencies. We’ve touched on his inconsistencies. We’ve also touched on his inability to stay healthy. After Ryan Poles made this trade, it might mean the end for N’Keal Harry as we know it.

Sure, he will probably be added to a few more rosters throughout his career if things do not work out in Chicago. However, if he is unable to push to make this roster with how weak the wide receiver group is, it could spell the end of Harry’s NFL career.

At only 24 years of age, Harry brings plenty of hype to the table. He put up some very solid numbers at Arizona St. over his final two seasons before entering the NFL Draft. In those two years alone, Harry finished with 2,230 yards and 17 touchdowns. Even as a true freshman, Harry was able to put up some solid numbers catching 58 balls for 659 yards and five touchdowns. Unfortunately, that domination at the college level has not poured over into the NFL. If Harry cannot make it work here in Chicago, then I’d argue he won’t be able to make it work anywhere.

Don’t forget, it was Luke Getsy that Davante Adams spoke highly of when talking about coaches who influenced his career. Getsy took over as the Packers’ wide receivers coach in 2016 and Adams became a star that season. His two years prior were nothing to write home about. They aren’t exactly the same size player, but both are predominantly perimeter receivers with the ability to go up and get the football — even making contested catches. Not to mention, Bears wide receivers coach, Tyke Tolbert also has a history of developing some top WR talent.

We don’t know for sure that N’Keal Harry will make the Chicago Bears’ final roster. What we do know is that the move makes sense. Harry is young (24), had plenty of college production, cost next to nothing to acquire him, and is still on his rookie contract. This is a win no matter what happens Bears fans.