Top 10 wide receivers in Chicago Bears history

Just how high does D.J. Moore already rank on our all-time wide receiver list?

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1. Alshon Jeffrey

No. 1 on our list is one of the twin towers who had some time opposite Brandon Marshall. Alshon Jeffrey was a second-round pick out of South Carolina back in 2012 and would go on to play five seasons in Chicago. Between he, Marshall, Matt Forte and Martellus Bennett, Jay Cutler had a wide array of weapons at one point.

Some might say it's been the best arsenal of offensive weapons the Bears have had in decades, and maybe since the days of Walter Payton.

Jeffrey was incredibly fun to watch during his healthy, prime years with the Bears. He was a big play waiting to happen at all times. His catch radius knew very little boundaries, leaving it up to Cutler to sling it without hesitation, knowing Jeffrey would go up and get it.

His big body and ability to win 50/50 balls made him one of the hardest receivers to defend at times. It was a shame that injuries seemed to creep up and continue hampering him the second half of his career. When Ryan Pace allowed him to leave and head to Philadelphia, there was a large portion of the fan base that was upset.

However, it did end up being the correct move. After he left Chicago, Jeffrey was never the same. He finished his Bears career with 304 receptions for 4,549 yards and 26 touchdowns. He would go on to register roughly 2,200 receiving yards in four more years as a pro, all with the Eagles.

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