3 players under the age of 28 the Chicago Bears must target in free agency

Who should the Chicago Bears sign this offseason? Click to read and find out!

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Curtis Samuel, WR | Age: 27

Curtis Samuel was a very solid player when healthy for the Commanders and Panthers, as he offers a lot of production in the YAC department but also consistency in the receiving game. Curtis Samuel has always been an analytic darling as a pass catcher which is good because his pass-catching hasn’t always been his biggest asset.

The Bears adding Samuel gives them depth in the receiving core which is much needed, and it makes them less dependent on Malik Nabers or Rome Odunze falling into their lap in the draft to fill their WR2 hole. At best Samuel is one of the best WR3s in the league complimenting either Nabers or Odunze, or Samuel has to hold down the fort until a day-two receiver is ready to step into the WR2 role. 

The bottom line is that the Bears need to get more production from the wide receivers not named DJ Moore because Chase Claypool was the last WR outside of Moore to catch a touchdown this year, in week three. 

Samuel is projected to cash in on a three-year deal worth around 35 million total by Spotrac. I would be heavily kicking the tires on this deal and Samuel if I were the Bears.