In this latest entry into his BearReport.com Rookie Diary, Jarron Gilbert writes about having both…
Time for Bears to Shake It Up a Bit
Devin Aromashodu While most everyone is in agreement that the Midway Monster receiving corps has exceeded expectations so far this season, that's not to say improvements don't need to be made before next season. WR Devin AromashoduGetty Images: Doug Pensinger Devin Hester is on pace for 80-plus catches and 1,000-plus yards as the de facto primary target, but he still lacks some of the instinctual characteristics you'd like to see from a No. 1 in this league. Earl Bennett has picked right up where he left off with Jay Cutler when the two of them were at Vanderbilt together in 2005, although he has no an explosive element to his game and doesn't offer much in terms of run-after-the-catch ability. And while nobody could have expected Johnny Knox to come out of nowhere as a fifth-round draft pick and deliver so many big plays, the rookie has come back to Earth the last four games and recorded only one reception longer than 16 yards in that time. Hester, Bennett and Knox are all listed...
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