Allen Robinson not anticipated to achieve long-term take care of Bears by franchise tag deadline, per report


Getty’s Nuccio DiNuzzo

Allen Robinson goes to be one of many highest-paid receivers in soccer this season, even when he does not have the safety of a long-term deal. The Chicago Bears do not look like giving him one any time quickly.

Per NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport, the Bears and Robinson usually are not anticipated to achieve a long-term extension by the franchise tag deadline on Thursday, July 15. If the Bears and Robinson do not attain a long-term deal, Robinson will play the 2021 season on the tag at $17.88 million. The Bears will not be capable to work on an extension with Robinson till after the season. 

Robinson is coming off consecutive 1,100-yard seasons with the Bears, regardless of inconsistent quarterback play in each years. Robinson is fourth within the NFL in receiving yards (2,397) over the previous two seasons, trailing solely Stefon Diggs, Travis Kelce, and DeAndre Hopkins. He is additionally fourth within the league in receptions (200) throughout that span with 13 touchdowns, and is one in every of simply six gamers with 1,100-plus yards in every of the final two seasons.

Robinson has recorded 457 profession receptions for five,999 yards (13.1 yards per catch) and 39 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars — and has a minimum of one reception in every of his 88 profession video games. His eight multi-touchdown video games are tied for seventh within the NFL since he entered the league (2014). Robinson reached 100 receptions for the primary time of his profession in 2020, ending sixth within the NFL in catches (102). He additionally had 1,250 yards and 6 touchdowns.

With Justin Fields competing for the No. 1 quarterback job, Robinson’s numbers have a chance to be even higher in 2021. An enormous payday is ready for the 27-year-old Robinson, whether or not the Bears resolve to offer him a long-term deal or not. 



Leave a Reply