Robinson plans to finish season with Bears


Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson doesn’t seem too thrilled about his situation in Chicago. Contract negotiations reportedly haven’t gone well, and rumors swirled that Robinson wanted a trade from the organization. 

Robinson revealed Wednesday, though, that he plans to finish the 2020 season with Chicago. 

“I’m a passionate person,” Robinson explained. “I know I may not show it on the sidelines and stuff like that, but the things that I believe in, I really do believe in. That’s just where that came from.”

The 27-year-old made headlines on Tuesday after he cleared his social media accounts of any references to the Bears. His agent later said it was because Robinson is upset over the lack of progress toward a new deal. 

Robinson is in the final year of his three-year, $42 million deal. With other star receivers including Cooper Kupp, Keenan Allen and DeAndre Hopkins all signing extensions before the season began, Robinson still is waiting on his. 

As he met with reporters on Wednesday, Robinson revealed that he had a nice talk with Matt Nagy. The Bears head coach then said he wanted him on the team and that he wants to be in Chicago. 

Robinson has been the Bears’ No. 1 receiver since joining the team in 2018. He had five receptions for 74 yards in the Bears’ Week 1 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Last season, Robinson reeled in 98 receptions for 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns, his best season since joining Chicago.

As the Bears gear up for their Week 2 matchup against the New York Giants, Robinson admitted he’s ready to move forward and focus on the game. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. Although many think Boston sports fans are insufferable, Erin tries to see things from a neutral perspective. Her passion is hockey, and she believes defense wins championships. In addition to covering sports for Yardbarker, she covers Boston sports for NBC Sports Boston. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90