By Parker Hurley
If you were worried about Adam Shaheen and his role in the Chicago Bears offense, his performance in Week One of the preseason should help calm those nerves
When the Chicago Bears signed Trey Burton many were wondering what that meant for the second round draft pick Adam Shaheen. Did signing another tight end signify that he is a bust? Matt Nagy has mentioned that he has specific roles for not only these two but also Dion Sims that are entirely separate from each other.
Still, it was tough to figure how the three would split snaps. Trey Burton has been given true starter treatment and will likely see the most snaps of the three. However, Adam Shaheen should probably be second of the group, and it may not be far off from Burton either.
Shaheen is a bigger body and likely a better blocker already than Trey Burton. His inline ability will help get him onto the field. However, in his three catch, 53-yard performance on Thursday he proved the ability to line up in the slot, out wide, and contribute to the passing game in a variety of...