The Chicago Bears Preseason Preview: The Wide Receivers

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The wide receiver position has been one of the most scrutinized by Chicago fans and media alike. It's taken the brunt of criticism away from the quarterback position, which was especially problematic during the Rex Grossman era.
Heading into the 2009 season, it was thought that the Bears wide receiving group would be one of the worst in the NFL.
Why? Inexperience and a lack of prior production were cited as the main reasons why many people felt this group would fail. Chicago also failed to go out and get a veteran wide receiver that could mentor younger guys through their growing pains. 
However, in the end, the Bears wide receivers didn’t do too bad of a job. Granted, there were said growing pains (dropped passes and routes ran wrong) but as the season progressed, things started to solidify for the Bears and we found out that their wide receivers were better than advertised. 
And a plus for 2010 is, they will only get better.
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