Chicago’s season was already bad, but now we have to go through the rest of the season without Darnell Mooney and Eddie Jackson. Mooney is undergoing season-ending ankle surgery while Jackson is dealing with a Lisfranc injury. He is getting more opinions but his season is done.
Mooney finished the season with 40 catches for 493 yards and two touchdowns. He was the Bears No. 1 WR all season long and had a strong connection with Justin Fields. Chase Claypool will now have to step up in Mooney’s absence.
Jackson was in the midst of bounce back season, recording 59 tackles, two forced fumbles, four interceptions, and six deflected passes. Moreover, he was the veteran voice of the defense after the trades of Roquan Smith and Robert Quinn. The Chicago Bears will miss his presence on the field.
Chicago made a signing in the secondary while also promoting A.J. Thomas from the practice squad. It will be hard to replace Jackson’s production both on and off the field.
Wishing for a speedy recovery to both Mooney and Jackson.
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