They need to keep their top receiver involved and happy. No. Keeping throwing to Alshon Jeffery if he’s a better option. Tweets from @ChicagoSports/bears PRESS PASS: CHICAGO BEARS Spend an evening at Soldier Field with the Tribune’s Brad Biggs, who discusses all things Bears with author Rich Cohen and former and current Bears players. Tickets are $50. Food and parking are included. A limited number of tours access will be available.
Marshall vents, Cutler brushes it off saying star receiver simply wants to succeed
6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)The Associated Press Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) makes a touchdown reception in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)The Associated Press Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) makes a catch against New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)The Associated Press
Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall chat
He’s attracting a lot of attention out there. The way I see it, if those other guys keep making catches, they are going to have to come off Brandon and help on some of these other guys. That will lead to more one-on-ones.” Marshall opened the regular season with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games but has caught only 16 passes for 171 yards and one touchdown in the past three weeks. Marshall took a backseat in Week 5 to Alshon Jeffery , who hauled in 10 passes for a team-record 218 yards and one touchdown on 13 targets. “It’s really tough. I’m not going to lie to you,” Marshall said Sunday. “Like I said last week after the game, my No.
Brandon Marshall’s Fantasy Trade Value, Updated Outlook Heading into Week 6
But now might be the time to consider a trade if you handcuffed Jeffery to his future. Conversely, now isn’t the time to make a trade for the 29-year-old star if the asking price is through the roof. Chicago has a slew of favorable matchups on the schedule over the next few weeks, so keeping Marshall as a mainstay on your roster is hardly a questionable decision. The New York Giants , Washington Redskins , Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions are all among the bottom feeders in the NFL when it comes to defending against the pass through Week 5, and those four teams are next on the schedule for the Bears. Marshall (378) and Jeffery (429) are currently both in the top 16 in receiving yards in the NFL, and it’s clear Cutler is confident that relying on both is a good strategy moving forward. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, that muddies the picture on who is more likely to be the top dog each week. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports At worst, Marshall is a high-tier WR2 in all formats. Depending on the opposing secondary he’s set to face, there’s potential for owners to start him with confidence in a WR1 spot. Which wideout will finish the season with a better fantasy resume? Marshall Submit Vote vote to see results Which wideout will finish the season with a better fantasy resume? Marshall 27.8% Total votes: 209 If you are disconcerted by Jeffery’s last two performances, no one will blame you for shopping Marshall for a trade.