How Bears’ offer for Keenan Allen compared to another team’s

The Chicago Bears made a splash when they traded for Pro Bowl receiver Keenan Allen, sending a fourth-round pick (No. 110) to the Los Angeles Chargers.

It’s a move that helped shore up one of the team’s biggest needs at wide receiver, providing a true complement to DJ Moore ahead of the arrival of presumptive No. 1 pick, rookie quarterback Caleb Williams.

According to ESPN’s Kris Rhim, the Bears weren’t the only team who made an offer for Allen. The Houston Texans, armed with their own young quarterback, also made an appealing offer. The New York Jets also showed interest for Allen, but it’s unsure if they made an offer.

Hortiz engaged with interested teams, including the Houston Texans — who offered a package that included a 2025 third-round pick and pick swap, according to a team source — and the New York Jets.

At first glance, it looks like the Bears got a steal for Allen, as it only cost a fourth-round pick compared to the third rounder and pick swap offered by the Texans.

Essentially, it sounds like the Chargers elected to have an extra pick in this year’s draft than a future selection, even if Houston’s offer was technically better. This is a deep draft class, so the Chargers are positioning themselves to land an additional impact contributor this year. Plus, it certainly helps getting Allen out of the conference.

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