4. Top landing spots for Allen Robinson – Chicago Bears
While a reunion with the Bears seems unlikely, it does make a lot of sense for Chicago to re-sign Robinson without using the franchise tag. The Bears have a young quarterback of their own in Justin Fields and need to surround him with weapons to give Fields the best possible environment to succeed.
Even though there will be a new offensive system in Chicago, Fields did spend a year building chemistry with Robinson during games and practices. That kind of camaraderie takes time to build and it would save the Bears a lot of effort to simply retain a receiver who has developed a good working relationship with its franchise quarterback.
The simple fact of the matter is that Chicago also has a tremendous need for playmakers of any kind since the Bears’ offense was one of the NFL’s least explosive a year ago. Losing Robinson would create a monstrous hole for new GM Ryan Poles to fill opposite of Darnell Mooney.
Chicago also has a solid chunk of cap space available so they can afford to give Robinson a solid contract. Whether Robinson wants to return to Chicago for a fifth year remains to be seen.