Posted: Mar 13, 2012 5:43 PM by Jordan Mason
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bears have acquired Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins.
There was widespread speculation that the Bears would go after a high-profile free-agent receiver such as Vincent Jackson, but they filled their biggest hole with a blockbuster trade, instead, sending two undisclosed draft picks to Miami.
The deal announced Tuesday was first reported by Fox Sports.
It's the first big move under new general manager Phil Emery, who replaced the fired Jerry Angelo, and it gives Jay Cutler the go-to receiver he's been seeking since he arrived from the Broncos in a trade three years ago.
Even better, it reunites him with one of his top targets in Denver.
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