The Chicago Bears likely would have cut Adam Shaheen, but found a buyer instead.
Back in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears made a couple of mistakes early on. The first was in drafting Mitchell Trubisky at no. 2 overall instead of, well, you know. The second mistake came in the very next round when they took Adam Shaheen at no. 45 overall.
The 6-foot-6 monstrous tight end out of Ashland came to the Bears with a nickname, “Baby Gronk.” Therefore, he had some huge expectations laid out for him. Shaheen was supposed to be the future of the tight end position in Chicago.