3 Bears Luke Getsy Could Take With Him to Las Vegas

The Raiders' new offensive coordinator could bring some help with him to Vegas from Chicago.

Nov 20, 2022; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney (11) celebrates with
Nov 20, 2022; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney (11) celebrates with / Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy has been hired to take the same position in Las Vegas for the Raiders. He'll take over offensive play-calling duties for a team that is trying to find a way to be competitive in an absolutely stacked AFC West.

The Raiders feel the lack of production on offense in Chicago was not on Getsy and he is the right guy to take their offense to a new level. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be around for at least one more season.

Getsy likes to utilize the run game and short, quick play development to generate offense. He feel like these plays, including screen passes and slant routes, provide a chance for down-field blocking to pave the way for explosive gains. Though the Bears tried to accommodate Getsy by bringing in guys to fit his style, it ultimately did not work in Chicago.

Now, Getsy will look to start anew in Vegas, but there are a couple players he may consider bringing with him from Chicago to Vegas to generate his offense.

1. Darnell Mooney

Darnell Mooney came to Chicago via the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. in his second season, Mooney eclipsed 1,000 yards receiving just as the Bears turned to Fields as there starting quarterback. With both their emergences coming at the same time, hopes were sky-high in Chicago.

Over the course of the next two seasons, that hope progressively dwindled. As Fields struggled, so did Mooney, and he failed to reach 1,000 yards in both seasons -- combined. His target numbers dwindled, his playtime dwindled, and everyone's frustrations skyrocketed.

Though the lack of offense the last couple years in Chicago was severe, that should not discredit Mooney as the viable receiver he can be. Mooney has the potential to be a solid slot-receiver option for a team looking to utilize the speed and elusiveness we saw early in his career. Ideally, that's what Getsy's offense is all about.

As Mooney enters free agency for the first time in his career, the Bears will more than likely not try to keep him in Chicago. Given he has been with Getsy for both his seasons in Chicago, Getsy may look to sign Mooney in Vegas to use his familiarity and help implement his offense with the Raiders.