Allen Robinson reportedly agrees to Chicago Bears switch

Sammy Watkins

Robinson's 2017 season was cut short nearly as soon as it began when he tore his ACL In Week 1, but the setback did not prevent him from drawing heavy interest in free agency, and he appears headed to Chicago after four years in Jacksonville.

Robinson, who missed nearly all of last season after suffering a torn ACL in the opening game, is reportedly set to sign a three-year $42million contract with the Bears after being allowed to hit free agency by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Bears already have a stable starting quarterback in Mitchell Trubisky, but they still need to surround him with more weapons to make him more unsafe. He had 73 catches for 883 yards and six touchdowns in 2016.

The Bears are ready to take a chance on Allen Robinson.

The majority of those yards, specifically in 2015, were made on the deep ball, as Robinson caught 19 balls for 672 yards on passes that were thrown over 20 yards.

Manchester United vs Sevilla Live Score Stream Commentary in Champions League 2018
Frenchman Lenglet told Spanish broadcaster COPE Sevilla: "I believe we are ready for United". "We are a strong team once we take the lead".

Robinson, 24, is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, which sidelined him for all but three plays of the 2017 season. After that, restricted free agents who earn tenders are only allowed to negotiate with the franchise they played for this past season. Last week, they elected not to franchise him, which would've been worth roughly $16 million.

Adding receivers for Trubisky was a top priority for Pace.

Robinson also expressed interest in moving to Chicago. Kendall Wright led Chicago with 59 receptions for 614 yards with one touchdown last season as their top two receivers, Kevin White and Cameron Meredith, both went down to season-ending injuries.

Bottom line, you don't bring in a player like Robinson to be a decoy.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing
Mar 13, 2018 - 14:35
Brent crude futures were last up 11 cents on the day at $65.06 a barrel by 1017 GMT, up from an earlier low of $64.67, while U.S. MSCI's world equity index . "They continue to give market share away to the U.S".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United Kingdom : 2 in hospital after suspicious package at MP office
Mar 13, 2018 - 14:28
Yesterday two people were taken to hospital after a suspicious package was sent to the office of Labour MP Mohammad Yasin. Two were sent to Portcullis House and Norman Shaw Buildings on Monday, both of which were later deemed non-harmful.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Marcus Rashford insists Jose Mourinho doesn't need to explain prolonged absence
Mar 13, 2018 - 14:20
Jürgen Klopp's side responded in the second period, pulling one back by forcing Eric Bailly to put through his own net just past the hour mark.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United Kingdom growth to be slowest in G20 this year, says OECD
Mar 13, 2018 - 14:14
That was higher from a November forecast of 1.2 percent due to the broader global improvement. National Treasury now anticipates growth of 1.5% in 2018, rising to 2.1% in 2020.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Craig Mack Dead: Bad Boy Records Rapper Dies, Aged 46
Mar 13, 2018 - 13:57
It was something I wanted people to enjoy, but it was cut short because he was very religious and wanted to go to church'. His second album Operation: Get Down failed to live up to the same success and peaked at number 46 in 1997.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mourinho unrepentant in Manchester style wars
Mar 13, 2018 - 13:36
Those who are looking for enhanced odds exclusives can have a look at Betfair's enhanced odds of United beating Huddersfield 25/1. Defenders Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind are expected to remain on the sidelines with midfielder Ander Herrera .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top TCS shares fall over 5%; m-cap dips by Rs 30513 cr
Mar 13, 2018 - 13:30
Post the share sale, Tata Sons' holding in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has come down to around 72 percent from 73.52 percent. Tata Sons will use the proceeds to pay creditors of its wireless division, a person with knowledge of the matter said Monday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Harrison Ford honors Carrie Fisher at Mark Hamill's Walk of Fame induction
Mar 13, 2018 - 12:52
Star Wars' biggest star Mark Hamill has been appointed as the very first International Guest of Honour for the 2018 Festival. We in Tourism Ireland are extremely grateful to Mark for his wonderful comments about the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United States detecting some Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks - Mattis
Mar 13, 2018 - 12:49
Mattis also said he had seen some changes in Pakistan's behaviour since Trump blasted the country previous year for harbouring the Taliban.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rabada suspended for 2 Tests after breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Mar 13, 2018 - 12:48
The key seemed to be Mitchell Marsh, the last member of Australia's top six, who was unbeaten on 39 at the start of play. Nathan Lyon was then charged for appearing to drop the ball deliberately close to AB de Villiers after a run-out.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Palestinians slam U.S. announcement to hold conference on Gaza crisis
Mar 13, 2018 - 12:35
Palestinian intelligence chief Majid Faraj was part of the convoy but was not hurt either, the security source said. He said that despite the attack he remained committed to Palestinian unity and would continue to come to Gaza.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Marcus Smart out indefinitely after tearing tendon in thumb
Mar 13, 2018 - 12:29
In his 36 minutes on Sunday night, Smart scored a team-high 20 points to go with eight assists, seven rebounds and four steals. Smart is in integral part of Boston's overall success and his absence is another big blow to the Celtics bench.

Trump tariffs trigger Republican rebellion
Mar 13, 2018 - 11:41
Meanwhile, Trump's Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was pressed repeatedly by " Meet the Press " host Chuck Todd who Trump attacked as a "sleeping son of a b--h" to respond to Trump's comments at the rally but brushed them off.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mnuchin: Trump may exempt more countries
Mar 13, 2018 - 11:31
The White House is now avoiding that kind of talk: "We will have ongoing discussions with Canada and Mexico", said the official. The tariffs - 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum - represent a significant change in US trade policy.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Is American Idol making its grand return on TV?
Mar 13, 2018 - 11:05
ABC launched its reboot of the reality series, this time around with celebrity judges Luke Bryan , Katy Perry and Lionel Richie . The charismatic 17 year old skips school to audition in NY with a cutesy original folk-pop tune called "21st Century Machine".