5 Chicago Bears Who May Not Return with Shane Waldron as Offensive Coordinator

Chicago Bears, Justin Fields, Darnell Mooney
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Number 4: Wide Receiver Equanimeous St. Brown

While Mooney may be the bigger name receiver that the Bears debate on whether or not to resign, another player in a similar position to keep an eye on would be Equanimeous St. Brown, one of the offense's most veteran players. St. Brown just finished his second season with the Bears, and despite only totaling 385 yards and one touchdown in 23 games with the team, he brings unquantifiable value to the offense and the locker room.

Chicago Bears, Equanimeous St. Brown
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St. Brown signed with the Bears with zero expectations in terms of production but was brought in to help Luke Getsy implement his offense (notice he's not the only former Packer on this list), but he quickly became one of the team's best blocking receivers, a trait that is not often found in wideouts.

St. Brown has helped the team's younger pass catchers develop over the past few seasons and was a key cog in one of the league's premier rushing offenses, but his value may be higher with Getsy or another former Packers assistant. Waldron will likely look to bring in another receiver with a similar resume to St. Brown, who knows his offense from Seattle (perhaps pending free agent Marquise Goodwin). St. Brown will almost certainly be on an NFL roster next season, but his time in Chicago may be coming to a close.