2. Is Tyler Scott ready to take a step for the Chicago Bears?
Entering the season, the Chicago Bears did not expect much from Tyler Scott, and yet somehow, his season was still a disappointment. Scott produced just 168 yards and averaged 0.65 yards per route run. Those are not the numbers of a rookie ready to break out in year two.
To be fair, he was technically not supposed to do much. His rookie year was about learning the slot to replace Darnell Mooney next year. However, with Chase Claypool traded and Equanimeous St. Brown injured, the Bears could not rely on him in any manner, and they started to sprinkle in Velus Jones and Trent Taylor to decrease his role from a full-time player.
This year, Mooney is gone. Will the Chicago Bears add a slot, or do they still fully expect Scott to be that answer? After his rookie year, it would not be a shock if a veteran slot receiver was brought in to push Tyler Scott this offseason.