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In Time, Chicago Bears Receivers Will Continue To Get Better

CHICAGO - DECEMBER 28: Devin Aromashodu #19 of the Chicago Bears smiles in the end zone after catching the game-winning touchdown pass against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on December 28, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Vikings 36-30 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Zack PearsonCorrespondent IMay 31, 2016

It's been a real long time since the Chicago Bears have had a true number one wide receiver. But the Bears don't necessarily need a true number one receiver to be a good team.

A mixture of talent on this Bears receiving corps can turn into something special. They have talented receivers all over the place, but they just need the time to develop.

A true number one doesn't stand out in this group, but don't expect the Bears to pursue on too quickly.

If they were to pursue one, it would have happened by now.

This team has two speed receivers who can burn you down the field in Devin Hester and Johnny Knox. They have two possession receivers, who can be go to guys on third downs. Mix in two good receiving running backs out of the backfield, and Martz's offense could shine.

Knox showed he can be the go to deep threat last season, and we all know what Hester is capable of doing. He just needs a little more work at the position.

Last season we saw the emergence of Devin Aromashodu who with a little work and chemistry with Cutler can develop into a big time receiver.

Then there's Earl Bennett, who seen limited action his rookie year, but played well last season. Good enough to possibly be the number two receiver to start the 2010 season.

With the signing of Chester Taylor, this gives the Bears two good receiving running backs in Taylor and Forte. With those two coming out of the backfield, it can cause fits for the defense.

What these receivers really need is time though. Timing is everything, from catching the passes to developing into good receivers.

It all takes time.

With this new Mike Martz offense and a pass happy offense I think these receivers can shine in 2010.

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