Devin Hester, Bears Receivers Don’t Have To Be Great, Just Good Enough

April 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year when the Bears acquired Jay Cutler from the Denver Broncos, the first question to pop into everyone's head was: Who will catch Cutler's passes?
That answer still wasn't clear until midway through last season.
Devin Hester had his moments as a receiver, but injuries plagued him in the later part of the season. He's has not been a true No. 1 receiver and never will be. To fully utilize Hester to his abilities, the Bears need to put him in the slot and use his speed.
Rookie Johnny Knox also flashed a lot of it last year making plays receiving and returning kickoffs. A dangerous combination of Hester and Knox could lead to open field mismatches for opposing defenses.
Earl Bennett was a solid possession receiver last year, and he could be the favorite for the No. 1 receiver job this year—as long as he can stay healthy.
New fan-favorite Devin Aromashodu broke out at the end of the year and will compete with Bennett and others for the No. 1 receive...

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