Time to fire up those unrealistic expectations, Bears fans.
The two-time All-Pro’s unhappiness in Oakland is well documented, and rumors of his exit have persisted all preseason.
Mack has made an immediate impact since being drafted 5th overall in the 2014 NFL draft. Football Outsiders has ranked him as the best linebacker in the NFL each of the last two seasons.
Mack in Chicago would be an embarassment of riches in the every sense of the word. They were one of the best defenses in the NFL last year, and that was before they took Butkus Award-winner Roquan Smith with the 8th overall pick in the draft.
Will it happen? Probably not. Is it fun to speculate? Yes, duh, that’s like 50% of what makes sports great.