3 Chicago Bears on the cusp of their first Pro Bowl in 2023

  • A freshly-paid offensive weapon
  • A surprising name makes the list
  • QB1 is ready for take-off

Chicago Bears, DJ Moore
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2. D.J. Moore, WR

Yes, you read that correctly. D.J. Moore has yet to make a Pro Bowl in his five NFL seasons, even though he has gone over 1,100 receiving yards on three separate occasions. I believe one of the biggest reasons he has not seen his name on those rosters, just yet, is due to a lack of touchdowns.

In those three years where Moore topped 1,000 yards, he caught four touchdowns in each one. That is going to change with Fields under center, now. The connection between Moore and Fields is obvious, and the Bears clearly want to use Moore regularly, and on a variety of routes.

With the Bears still committing to the run, it's going to open things up for Fields and Moore. Last year, the offense didn't have a weapon like Moore who could be such a legitimate threat in the passing game. Not only that, but Fields hardly had time to throw and was the most often-sacked quarterback in football.

I'm not one for holding to concrete predictions, but a stat line of 98 receptions, 1,300 yards and eight touchdowns is not out of the realm of possbilities. If he were to put up a line like that, Moore very well could find himself in the Pro Bowl this season.