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Do The Bears Seek A Wide Receiver At The Trade Deadline?

With a struggling offense, do the Bears go after a wide receiver at the trade deadline?
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Sep 11, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (19) celebrates his touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Bartel-USA TODAY Sports

Through the first two weeks of the NFL season, the Chicago Bears' offense has struggled. Justin Fields ranks 33rd in passing attempts. He's only completed 15 passes so far, which is fewer completions than the top six wide receivers have receptions.

These types of issues have surrounded the Bears for years and it always creates questions. According to NFL Insider, Jonathan Jones, the Bears will be in search of wide receiver help when the trade deadline approaches in November.

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GM Ryan Poles created salary cap space in order to fill the team out the way he wants to. If he starts that in 2022 before the trade deadline comes, then so be it. But it will only happen if he sees a great benefit to it.

No one is expecting the Bears to be competitive this season and they shouldn't waste capital on fixing anything for a non-playoff team. But if Poles finds someone who's a good fit with Fields, he should be all over it.

Certain additions at the wide receiver position like Equanimeous St. Brown have already paid off. But with that comes adversity on the other side. Darnell Mooney has not been targeted as much as many people thought he might be and what he has seen, he hasn't been able to do anything with.

So it makes sense why the Chicago Bears would want help at the trade deadline, as long as they can get someone without sacrificing too much of their future. Will Ryan Poles make that move?