Allen Robinson Set to Join Chicago Bears

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Robinson's 2017 season was cut short nearly as soon as it began when he tore his ACL In Week 1, but the setback did not prevent him from drawing heavy interest in free agency, and he appears headed to Chicago after four years in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Jaguars free-agent wide receiver Allen Robinson intends to sign with the Chicago Bears when free agency officially opens on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The Bears already have a stable starting quarterback in Mitchell Trubisky, but they still need to surround him with more weapons to make him more unsafe.

He saw the same number of targets (151) the next year, but saw his overall numbers decline (73 catches, 883 yards, and six touchdowns).

Allen Robinson is the cream of the crop when it comes to free-agent wide receivers, so many teams and their fans will be eagerly awaiting his decision this week as negotiating begins.

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Robinson, 24, is coming off a year in which he played one game for the jaguars, unfortunately tearing his ACL in Week 1 against the Houston Texans. At first glance, this contract seems right for Robinson who has to prove he can rebound from the injury, while also showing that he is closer to the 2015 version than the one in 2016 who averaged 5.4 fewer yards per catch.

Contract details have yet to be announced but according to Spotrac Robinson's market value is estimated at almost $14M a year over five seasons. It was the most in the National Football League, with fellow free agent Sammy Watkins being the only other receiver to top 558 yards on deep balls that year.

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