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Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10:13am
“Did a lot of movement today,” Bears WR Kevin White said. “Left side and in the slot on the right side. Slot in the left. So a lot different than college. Just trying to get adjusted. First day. So it wasn’t as good as I wanted it to be. But I’m learning the system and trying to get better each and every day.
“There’s a lot of information to take for day one. Everything gets thrown at you at one time. So you’ve got to kind of relax and try to take it all in and just learn.”
One of White’s biggest supporters is Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase, who endorsed White after the wide receiver’s April pre-draft visit to Halas Hall.
“He was outstanding,” Gase said. “He could tell you exactly what the checks were, what him and the quarterback, what page they were on. It was pretty impressive when he came in the building. We really like what he brought to the table, and we look for specific routes, and when we see one or two things, we know they can do the entire tree, so his speed, his body control, the way that he bursts off the ball, all those things we really liked.”
White replaces Brandon Marshall, who was traded to the Jets. He has a capable quarterback in Jay Cutler, though he comes in as the clear #2 option to the already established Alshon Jeffery. Marshall averaged 8.2 targets per game last season, but that was with Marc Trestman calling the plays. Gase figures to call a more balanced offense. White is a great talent and should be a fantasy factor as a rookie — just don’t expect WR1-type targets with Jeffery in the mix.
Posted by Jordan Heck
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 2:15pm
Alshon Jeffery - Week 17 vs. Minnesota
At this point it's almost a guarantee Alshon Jeffery is going to score a touchdown. He's scored at least once in six consecutive games. In fact, since Week 4 he's scored in every game but three. He's also finished with at least 70 yards receiving in four consecutive games.
This week Jeffery faces a Vikings defense he annihilated back in Week 11. He finished that game with 11 receptions for 135 yards and a touchdown. It's unlikely he'll put up those type of numbers again, but Jeffery should be viewed as a WR1 this week.