Marshall deal great for Chicago

The Bears got their No. 1 receiver, but the move is puzzling for the Dolphins

Updated: March 13, 2012, 5:41 PM ET
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
Brandon MarshallRichard C. Lewis/Icon SMIBrandon Marshall will be catching passes from Jay Cutler again, this time in Chicago.

Brandon Marshall has been traded to the Chicago Bears for two third-round picks. Chicago has plenty of room under the salary cap to handle Marshall's contract, and this deal makes a ton of sense from the Bears' perspective.

First off, it eliminates Chicago's biggest need: Marshall is a true No. 1 wide receiver and he gives Cutler the big body that this passing attack has desperately needed.


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