Bears WR Darnell Mooney had the perfect response to Jalen Ramsey drama

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Wide receiver Darnell Mooney had an impressive rookie season for the Chicago Bears. But it could’ve been even better if he had more consistent quarterback play, especially when it came to deep balls where he was consistently overthrown.

One of those plays that stands out came against the Los Angeles Rams last year, when Mooney burned cornerback Jalen Ramsey and got open for what could’ve been a 95-yard touchdown.

Bears fans, clearly excited about what Mooney could do with an accurate quarterback, had some fun with Ramsey online earlier this offseason. Someone changed Mooney’s Wikipedia page to say he’s Ramsey’s father, which means to say Mooney got the best of him last season.

As you can imagine, Ramsey didn’t take kindly to being trolled by Bears fans.

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

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

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Mooney didn’t take the bait. He just smiled and talked around the question, recognizing the stacked schedule of defensive backs he and the rest of the Bears’ receiving corp are set to face in 2021.

“There’s a lot of defensive players that are on our schedule,” Mooney said. “There’s a lot of strong defensive backs. It’s going to be a good year, a lot of fun this year. I’m looking forward to playing.”

Still, the media tried their best to get something out of Mooney. When Mooney was asked who he was most looking forward to playing, Mooney held strong.

“Not really, man,” he said. “I’m just looking to [winning] every game that we have and I’m looking forward to winning the Super Bowl this year.”

While Mooney didn’t address the drama directly, it was clear that he’s ready to let his play do the talking. Which we’ll see right out of the gate when the Bears travel to Los Angeles to face the Rams on Sunday Night Football in Week 1.

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