Now the huge receiver reportedly needs out. The Chicago Tribune reported on Tuesday that Robinson requested the crew a couple of commerce as the 2 sides seem to stay far aside on a contract extension.
The 27-year-old is within the last season a a three-year, $42 million deal and was not capable of attain phrases with the Bears on an extension earlier than the beginning of the season. Robinson led the Bears with 98 receptions for 1,147 yards and 7 touchdowns final season and was simply the crew’s most potent weapon on an in any other case stagnant offense.
Robinson’s agent responds
Robinson’s agent denied the report back to ESPN’s Adam Schefter however acknowledged that Robinson will not be comfortable together with his contract scenario.
Brandon Parker, agent for Bears’ WR Allen Robinson, stated he and his consumer haven’t requested a commerce. Nonetheless Robinson, who’s within the final 12 months of his contract, is sad that Chicago has been unwilling to pay him market worth for huge receivers.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 15, 2020
Bears have acknowledged want to get deal finished
Common supervisor Ryan Tempo alluded to the 2 sides persevering with to work towards a deal final week regardless of the approaching begin of the season.
“We all know how essential A-Rob is to us not simply as a participant however as a teammate,” Tempo stated on Sept. 7, per the Tribune. “However these issues are going to stay behind the scene as we work via the method.”
Robinson’s teammates again him up
WR market has jumped
Robinson has performed at a excessive degree when wholesome all through his profession regardless of catching passes from Mitchell Trubisky and Blake Bortles as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars. His present deal pays him nicely under worth for a receiver of his caliber because the market has spiked with massive offers for top-tier receivers.
Amari Cooper signed a five-year, $100 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys in March. DeAndre Hopkins signed a two-year, $54.5 million extension with the Arizona Cardinals final week that prolonged his earlier contract to a complete of $94 million over 5 years.
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