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Bears WR Marquise Goodwin Competing in Long Jump at U.S. Olympic Trials

The Chicago Bears have a potential Olympian on the depth chart.

Marquise Goodwin Bears Olympics Long Jump
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After choosing to opt out of the 2020 NFL season, Marquise Goodwin is attempting a comeback to the NFL. The Chicago Bears signed Goodwin to a one-year deal after the new league year started. He is fighting for a roster spot with the Bears alongside Riley Ridley, Damiere Byrd, and others.

Olympic Long Jump

Interestingly, Goodwin is competing in the long jump at the U.S. Olympic Trials Friday. This isn’t his first attempt at representing the USA in the event. He competed in the 2012 London Olympics where he placed tenth in the long jump.

Photo: Victah Sailer/PhotoRun

Goodwin also competed in college as well. For the University of Texas Longhorns, Goodwin managed to secure two NCAA victories in 2010 and 2012.

It will be fascinating to watch Marquise Goodwin compete in the long jump at the 2020 Olympics. It’s possible that if he does well, it might help him secure that coveted roster spot on the Chicago Bears.


Husband and father, Chicago (mostly) sports fan, total gym rat and geek enthusiast. I write for OnTapSportsNet and talk fantasy football on the Fantasy Hour On Tap. Gaming, movies, TV shows, books, and bodybuilding/strongman are some of my other passions. A good-tasting white ale goes well with any sporting event. #Crackum

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