Bears Agree To Contracts With WR Robinson, TE Burton

Carrie Guzman
March 13, 2018

The NFL free agency period for 2018 has already been chaos, and when it comes to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Super Bowl champions have certainly been keeping themselves busy when looking at all of the big moves made over the last few weeks. Robinson once had a 1,400-yard season in which he led the league in touchdowns while catching passes from Blake Bortles.at the age of 22. He's 26 years old, so the Bears are getting a young player just entering his prime. Burton may only have five career starts to his name, but Week 14 last season was the ideal example of what he's capable of after filling in for the injured Ertz by catching five passes for 71 yards with two scores. Investing in Burton like this would indicate he'd actually be higher on the depth chart, but it's entirely possible the Bears could use both guys in two-tight-end sets.

It turns out his destination is Chicago, where Burton caught his first career touchdown pass from Carson Wentz in 2016.

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This signing will be tied directly to the evaluation of Pace in his fourth season with his second head coach and a 14-34 record. Trubisky lacked a big, reliable target - or any target really - in his rookie season.


Tight end Trey Burton, who was on the front end of the greatest play in Super Bowl history, agreed to terms of a four-year deal with the Bears Tuesday, NFL network's Mike Garafolo reported. That should mean good fantasy things for Burton, but he might have to compete with 2017 second-rounder Adam Shaheen for targets.

In his four seasons with the Eagles, Burton - who also played quarterback at Florida - has caught 63 passes for 629 yards and six touchdowns and also has scored on special teams.

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