Written by Bryan Perez on March 6, 2015
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Chicago Bears have agreed to trade WR Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets. While the terms of the deal have yet to be made clear, the Bears are reportedly receiving a 5th round pick as compensation.
DB’s Take: When healthy, Marshall is one of the top receivers in the game. He battled through numerous injuries in 2014 and had one of the worst statistical seasons of his career, but he still has plenty of gas in the tank and should quickly emerge as the No. 1 receiver in New York. The Bears are now suddenly in play for a receiver at the No. 7 pick, as both Kevin White (WVU) and Amari Cooper (Ala) are graded as top-10 talents in this class. I still expect Chicago to address the defensive line, EDGE rusher or offensive tackle at that spot, but (read more…)