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The Chicago Bears should make a call on wide receiver Tutu Atwell

Last year, the Los Angeles Rams drafted wide receiver Tutu Atwell in the second round out of Louisville. Coming into the league, Atwell was a special player who could do damage with the ball in his hands. He projected as a great return man but also more of a versatile weapon on offense, being able to be used in a variety of ways. At Louisville, Atwell averaged 16.6 yards per reception and scored 20 touchdowns through the air.

So far, he has yet to record a reception as a pro and combined for 15 punt/kick returns last year as a rookie. This year, he has only appeared in three games, playing on 10 percent or less of offensive snaps. Just recently in Week 4, he was a healthy scratch.

It seems odd that the Rams, who are struggling to find an offensive identity, haven’t tried using Atwell in the past year and a half. With Van Jefferson returning from injury this year, and the addition of Allen Robinson and emergence of Ben Skowronek, it doesn’t seem like Atwell will see usage anytime soon.

Atwell could be a valuable weapon for the Bears, who need a spark on offense. It would be worth calling the Rams about this rarely-used second-year pro, and maybe a mid-to-late round pick could get a deal done.