July 25, 2021


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Bears WR Darnell Mooney had perfect reaction to Jalen Ramsey drama

Broad receiver Darnell Mooney had an outstanding rookie season for the Chicago Bears. But it could’ve been even greater if he had extra consistent quarterback play, specifically when it came to deep balls exactly where he was continually overthrown.

1 of these plays that stands out arrived versus the Los Angeles Rams past yr, when Mooney burned cornerback Jalen Ramsey and bought open for what could’ve been a 95-lawn touchdown.

Bears fans, plainly energized about what Mooney could do with an exact quarterback, experienced some enjoyment with Ramsey online previously this offseason. Someone changed Mooney’s Wikipedia page to say he’s Ramsey’s father, which usually means to say Mooney bought the ideal of him past year.

As you can visualize, Ramsey didn’t acquire kindly to becoming trolled by Bears followers.

“Can’t hold out til week 1 so all these lame ass Bears fans can stfu about they range 2 wr,” Ramsey wrote on Instagram in response.

So when Mooney satisfied with the media on Wednesday at OTAs, it wasn’t a surprise that he was asked about the Ramsey drama. And he essentially had the ideal response.

Mooney didn’t just take the bait. He just smiled and talked about the question, recognizing the stacked plan of defensive backs he and the relaxation of the Bears’ acquiring corp are set to facial area in 2021.

“There’s a large amount of defensive gamers that are on our plan,” Mooney claimed. “There’s a great deal of powerful defensive backs. It’s likely to be a fantastic year, a large amount of fun this year. I’m wanting ahead to taking part in.”

Even now, the media tried out their finest to get one thing out of Mooney. When Mooney was questioned who he was most searching forward to playing, Mooney held solid.

“Not actually, male,” he claimed. “I’m just hunting to [winning] each individual recreation that we have and I’m hunting forward to successful the Tremendous Bowl this calendar year.”

While Mooney did not address the drama specifically, it was distinct that he’s ready to let his play do the chatting. Which we’ll see suitable out of the gate when the Bears journey to Los Angeles to confront the Rams on Sunday Evening Football in 7 days 1.