The Chicago Bears lost to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, but they may have finally their second option to Brandon Marshall at the wide receiver position.

Alshon Jeffery struggled at times as a rookie last season, but he clearly has grown into a man in his second season. The former South Carolina Gamecocks star had a franchise-record 218 receiving yards on ten catches, one of which was for a touchdown. Marshall was full of praise for the youngster afterwards, and exclaimed that Jeffery could become the greatest wide receiver in NFL history.

“I’ve always said this guy could be the best to ever do it,” Marshall said. “He’s probably going to shatter all the Bears’ records by the time he’s done at the receiver position. That’s one of the only positives from our offense today.”

What do you think of Marshall's comments? Are they too far-fetched? Is there a good chance for Jeffery to surpass Jerry Rice on all-time scale? Considering that Rice has two decades of playing time on his stat sheet, Jeffery has a loooong way to go before he even gets involved into the conversation.

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