Can the Chicago Bears Get It Right at Wide Receiver?

June 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Going into the 2009 season, many fans and media felt that the Bears had one of the weakest wide receiving groups in the NFL.
Many felt that despite the fact the Bears acquired a stud quarterback like Jay Cutler, the team wouldn’t get anywhere because of the inexperience and inability at the wide receiver position.
Sure, there were some problems getting on the same page with the wide receivers (and Cutler) last season, but as the season progressed, we discovered that the wide receivers were a good group, although developing, that would eventually be capable of handling the work outlined for them.
Enter offensive coordinator Mike Martz. Martz, famous for putting together the offense known as the "Greatest Show on Turf" with the St. Louis Rams, was hired to turn the Bears offense around and get it back on track. Knowing his track record, Martz is going to throw the ball a lot, and that involves this group of wide receivers.
If you talk to Martz, he says that he i...

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