Plaxico Burress? Bears Need to Sign SOMEONE to Fill Receiver Hole


Published: April 4, 2009


... with the decision to trade for Jay Cutler, I guess I should be somewhat happy that you are at least making decisions.

So why stop now?

The Bears need a wide receiver opposite Devin Hester. And the best way to accomplish that right now is by pursuing a free agent wideout, such as Plaxico Burress.

I know, I know, Plaxico is facing possible jail time and/or suspension from Commish Roger Goodell, but Plax is exactly what new QB Jay Cutler needs on the other side of Dev. A big, physical receiver who can go up and pick the ball out of the air.  Plus, if he comes in at week eight of the season, assuming he is suspended for eight weeks, it will allow Cutler to get used to Devin and Forte and maybe another free agent/rookie wide receiver.

He would also come relatively cheap due to his legal troubles and will be looking for a shot at redemption and a place to prove he is still a high quality player.  Especially since Chica...

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