2. What can the Chicago Bears get for Darnell Mooney?
The Chicago Bears would probably like to unload Darnell Mooney. The chances of the Bears re-signing Jaylon Johnson are debatable, but it is hard to see Mooney sticking around. Mooney is a free agent after this year, and the Bears apparently drafted his replacement in Tyler Scott. Scott is already eating into his target share this season.
If the Bears add another wideout in the offseason and have D.J. Moore and Tyler Scott, it will be a room that Ryan Poles built himself. So, do they try to move Mooney? One issue is that he has not played well. He is coming off of season-ending surgery last year, and he is clearly still trying to get back to his old ways. He has started to play better as the season has gone on, but his production is not getting teams lined up to call about him.
The Bears would have to accept selling him a low point. Beyond that, while Scott is slowly becoming the second guy, they hardly would have a third man if Mooney is gone. Velus Jones is not a wide receiver, Chase Claypool was traded, and Equanimeous St. Brown is on the IR. If St. Brown can come back soon, maybe they move Mooney, push Scott into the slot, and start St. Brown. Right now, they lack the depth and would need a real asset.