Bears Agree To Contracts With WR Robinson, TE Burton

Now that the Chicago Bears have signed Trey Burton is Dion Sims on the chopping block

That's some serious money for a player who was the No. 2 tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles last season. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com provided the deal's financial details. He made five grabs for 71 yards and two touchdowns with Ertz sidelined due to a concussion, flashing his playmaking upside when thrust into a bigger role.

Stuck behind Pro Bowler Zach Ertz on the Eagles, Burton had 23 catches for 248 yards in 2017, but scored 5 touchdowns in those limited opportunities.

If healthy, the 24-year-old receiver would give the Bears their first genuine playmaker at wide receiver since Alshon Jeffery left for the Eagles last offseason. Robinson once had a 1,400-yard season in which he led the league in touchdowns while catching passes from Blake Bortles.at the age of 22. "That's what we do here".

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However, Rashford insists he is learning more on the training ground from his boss than on the pitch on matchday. He came in for a big game and did the business, but I wouldn't be surprised if he's back on the bench.

Burton took a pitch from Corey Clement and threw a fourth-down touchdown pass to quarterback Nick Foles just before halftime of the Super Bowl, and the so-called Philly Special is now considered the greatest play in Super Bowl history or Eagles history. An average annual value of $8 million would place him among the highest-paid tight ends in football.

Along with Burton, the Bears have also reportedly signed kicker Cody Parkey will sign with the team.

The undersized (6-foot-3, 235-pound) Burton projects as a "move" tight end for the Bears, where he will be much more of pass catcher than a blocker.

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