How the Chicago Bears can fill the wide receiver room this offseason 

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One of the big questions for the Chicago Bears this offseason will be the wide receiver position. The team currently has D.J. Moore, Velus Jones, and Tyler Scott signed to their roster for the next season. Moore is obviously a high-end option, but Jones is clearly a bust, and Scott had a season that has made the team wonder. 

What will Chicago Bears do at wide receiver this offseason?

In a perfect world, the Chicago Bears would be adding two and potentially three new wide receivers this offseason. What does the team need to do to shape up this room?

This offseason projects to have better available wide receivers than other years. Currently, Mike Evans, Michael Pittman, Tee Higgins, and Calvin Ridley are free agents, and players such as Mike Williams and Diontae Johnson could end up on the trade block. 

Those are great, but they may make someone like Tyler Boyd, Curtis Samuel, or Marquise Brown more affordable. The Chicago Bears have to think about who they draft at receiver more than who they sign. 

D.J. Moore is an outside threat. If they draft a receiver in the top ten, he likely would play outside, so the team would need to sign a slot. If they wait to draft a receiver, they would potentially draft their slot, and then signing a bigger-bodied receiver would be imperative. 

From there, a depth free agent like Mack Hollins or Kendrick Bourne, or another day-three draft pick could really fill out the wide receiver room.

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A depth chart should look like:

1. DJ Moore

2. High-end free agent or top-10 pick 

3. Day two pick or mid-tier free agent

4. Depth Free agent or day three pick

5. Tyler Scott

6. Velus Jones

For fun, we could say 

Moore, Rome Odunze, Curtis Samuel, Mack Hollins, and Tyler Scott as the top five. Or, Moore, Tee Higgins, Roman Wilson, Trent Sherfield, Tyler Scott. Which one makes more sense, and how would you fill out the five?

Does something like this make sense?