They were to be one of the most formidable pass-catching pairings in not just the NFC North or the NFC, but rather the entire NFL.
The bigger surprise would likely have been if a Bear had made the 2015 NFC Pro Bowl roster.
The Bears moving Martellus Bennett to injured reserve this week with a rib
It rarely serves to spend excessive energy or time looking at the past (“cowards and losers” notwithstanding). But sometimes the past indeed holds foreshadowings of what’s to come.