3 players Bears drafted who will become stars

Ryan Poles hit the nail on the head with these three.
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Rome Odunze is a Pro Bowl wide receiver in the making

When the Bears opted to draft Rome Odunze at no. 9 overall, any future plans to re-sign Keenan Allen may have been put on hold, or out of mind altogether. This offense should be a lot of fun to watch with Allen, Odunze and D.J. Moore in 2024. But, Allen's contract is up after this season and the addition of Odunze may have given the Bears a lot of flexibility.

Coming in alongside Caleb Williams, Odunze has an advantage in that the two of them already have a relationship and seem to have noticeable chemistry right off the bat. As a fellow rookie of first-round talent level, Odunze is going to be able to operate across a similar timeline as Williams. That gives him a leg-up on his fellow wide receivers.

As a prospect, Odunze has been compared to the likes of Larry Fitzgerald, with as complete a game as he brings, even as a rookie. Odunze has the size, overall skill set and athleticism to be a true alpha wide receiver in this league. Not to take away from the talent of Moore, but Odunze might just bust out into a star role as early as his second year, surpassing everyone else on the depth chart.