Insiders from the NFL provide an update on the Bears’ trade for wide receiver Allen Robinson.
Allen Robinson isn’t going anywhere, according to the latest claims from numerous NFL insiders.
Rumors that the Chicago Bears would part ways with the 28-year-old wide receiver have been circulating for weeks, but NFL analyst Jordan Schultz — who co-hosts The Playoff Pod with Robinson — tweeted on November 2:
According to sources, #Bears WR Allen Robinson is unlikely to be moved today.
November 2, 2021 — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz Report)
A few hours later, NFL insider Matt Lombardo confirmed Robinson’s decision to stay put:
According to #NFL sources, Allen Robinson is not expected to be dealt by the #Bears today.
Robinson has 26 catches for 271 yards and one score this season while on the franchise tag.
November 2, 2021 — Matt Lombardo (@MattLombardoNFL)
Robinson has had his slowest start in his eight-year career, prompting speculation that the organization may try to move on from him in order to free up draft money. Currently, the great wideout is on a $17.98 million franchise tag. There’s still time for the unexpected to happen, but it appears that A-Rob will be staying in Chicago at least for the rest of the season.
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Robinson is on track to have his worst season ever.
Robinson has 26 receptions for 271 yards and a touchdown on 44 targets. He’s on pace for 52 receptions for 542 yards and two touchdowns. In comparison, A-Rob caught 48 catches for 548 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014, but he only played in ten games.
Some have blamed the veteran WR’s sluggish start on the season on his inability to form an on-field connection with rookie quarterback Justin Fields. The disconnect could be due to a number of factors, the most important of which was head coach Matt Nagy’s refusal to allow Fields take any first-team reps until he… Nokia News – Short Summary