It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears could use some help at wide receiver.

The Bears didn’t have a lot of wide receiver depth entering the season. And a few injuries during training camp have made what depth Chicago did have a bit suspect moving forward.

That’s why I think the Bears should try to take advantage of the Philadelphia Eagles‘ roster crunch and make a deal for former first-round draft pick Jalen Reagor.

Reagor, a former TCU wide receiver who was selected by the Eagles with the No. 21 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, is on the roster bubble in Philly. As a result, there’s a decent chance he’s dealt before the start of the season.

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Aug 12, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jalen Reagor (18) against the New York Jets at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Reagor had a huge sophomore season at TCU, catching 72 passes for 1,067 yards and nine touchdowns. As a result, the Eagles spent a first-round draft pick on him.

Unfortunately, Reagor hasn’t lived up to the first-round hype. He’s caught just 62 passes for 676 yards and three touchdowns in 27 career games.

The Bears should offer a late-round pick for Reagor and see if Philly will take it. While it’s unlikely that Reagor will suddenly turn into a Pro-Bowl caliber player, he still has talent and upside. And he’d be cheap. Those are two things the Bears need right now (cheap talent).

This isn’t some blockbuster move that would alter the course of the Chicago Bears franchise. But it could be a savvy move that ends up making the Bears better in 2022 and maybe beyond.

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