Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay appeared to be mulling his options between the New York Giants—who he is expected to meet with on Thursday night—and the Cincinnati Bengals, who have reportedly offered him a competitive one-year deal.
However, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, a third team is in the mix. Golladay has already met with Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace and head coach Matt Nagy on Wednesday night. At this point, it’s unclear if an offer was made, but according to Schefter, Golladay is still scheduled to meet with the Giants on Thursday.
The Bears would be an interesting landing spot for Golladay, and not just because it’s one of the Lions’ biggest rivals. Chicago just placed the franchise tag on their No. 1 receiver in Allen Robinson, and they’re a team that’s tight against the cap right now. It’s unclear how they’d be able to squeeze Golladay’s contract in, unless they planned on rescinding that tag or trading Robinson away (after he signed the tag).
It’s worth noting that Golladay is from Chicago, which could make it an attractive destination for the high-value free agent.