2021 NFL Free Agency: 3 reasons the Bears should pursue RB Aaron Jones

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1. Aaron Jones Is An Elite Dual-Threat Back

We touched on this in the last slide, but the threat of a dual-threat back is exactly what the Bears need. They need a guy who can pick up 150 yards on the ground one week and 100 yards through the air the next week.

If the Bears choose to stick with Mitchell Trubisky at quarterback, they need a legitimate check-down option for him. Jones has proven himself to be elite in that area for Aaron Rodgers.

As we mentioned, Jones caught 49 passes for 474 yards and three touchdowns last season for Green Bay. The Bears should be all about finding a guy like that who can produce through the air as well as on the ground.

What better way to find a guy like Jones than to simply sign the man himself? Jones could very well end up landing a lucrative deal with the Packers, but if the Bears can steal him, they would be improving themselves greatly while also hurting their arch-rivals.