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Bears Acquire Wide Receiver Keenan Allen in Trade: A Weapon for the Upcoming Season

Ryan Poles deems Keenan Allen as “a flawless match”

Bears Acquire Wide Receiver Keenan Allen in Trade: A Weapon for the Upcoming Season

The Bears made a significant move earlier this month by acquiring receiver Keenan Allen through a trade. This addition to their offense will provide another weapon for the team in the upcoming season, alongside presumptive No. 1 overall pick, Caleb Williams.

Chicago G.M. Ryan Poles revealed at the annual league meeting on Monday that the team’s personnel staff had been keeping an eye on Allen as a potential cap casualty. When the opportunity presented itself and Allen became available, the Bears were ready to pounce.

Poles reflected on his time in K.C., where he watched Allen make impressive plays and was impressed by his high level of play despite his age. Even though Allen only played 13 games last season, he achieved a career-high with 108 catches, 1,243 yards (the second most in his career), and seven touchdowns. Poles believes that adding Allen presents a fantastic opportunity for the team as they move forward with a young quarterback.

Poles emphasized that Allen is the perfect fit for the team due to his understanding of the NFL, timing, space, and ability to read defenses. With DJ Moore joining tight ends Cole Kmet and Gerald Everett, running back D’Andre Swift and now Keenan Allen, Poles sees a balanced field with immense potential for dynamic and special plays in the upcoming season.

In summary, the Bears have made a significant acquisition in Keenan Allen that will add another weapon to their offense for next season’s campaign with Caleb Williams leading it. The team’s personnel staff had been monitoring him as a possible cap casualty before seizing this opportunity when he became available earlier this month at the annual league meeting on Monday.

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