Breaking: Jimmy Graham is going to the Bears on a two-year, $16 million deal, including $9 million guaranteed
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 16, 2020
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 18, 2020
Graham played in 16 games last season. His percentage of caught passes for this past year was 63.3% and he got there by pulling in 38 out of the 60 throws that went his way. He earned 447 last year and earned 11.8 yards/reception. In the prior season, Graham had 3 receiving touchdowns and his long reception of the season was 48 yards. Graham accounted for 12.0% of the receiving yardage for the Green Bay Packers, compiling 447 yards for the previous year.
One player who will be impacted by this move is Adam Shaheen. As a percentage of the Chicago Bears 3,291 total yards through the air last year, Shaheen was responsible for 2.3% of the receiving corps output. Shaheen (0 receiving touchdowns) compiled an average of 9.3 yds per contest receiving and he averaged 1.1 receptions per game. His longest catch last season went for 18 yds and he was able to haul in 69.2% of the passes thrown to him. He hauled in 9 passes (291st in the league) which means he averages 8.2 yards per catch.