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Will Marquess Wilson be Chicago Bears' No. 3 WR?

The Chicago Bears' receiving corps appears to be just missing the 7-foot center for their offseason intramural basketball team.

In 2013, coach Marc Trestman's quarterback combo of Jay Cutler and Josh McCown benefitted from tossing the pigskin to 6-foot-4 Brandon Marshall, 6-foot-3 Alshon Jeffery and 6-foot-6 tight end Martellus Bennett.

This year, 6-foot-3 second-year receiver Marquess Wilson is expected to join the party.

According to ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright, unless Wilson "falters significantly in camp and in the preseason," the Bears' No. 3 wide receiver position is his to lose.

The 2013 seventh-round pick had just two receptions in 76 snaps during his rookie season. However, Wilson's height and ability to high-point the ball would give Cutler another security blanket with a large catching radius. As Wright notes, Wilson possesses the ability to threaten the seam up the middle -- much like a tight end -- opening up options for outside receivers.

Wilson was criticized coming out of college for his thin, lanky frame, but he has spent the offseason working out with Marshall -- the same blueprint Jeffery followed to blow up in his sophomore season.

Jeffery already is on the record saying that the "sky's the limit" for Wilson. If the second-year receiver is able to become even a good third wheel, the Bears will sport the longest, most athletic corps outside a basketball court.

As defensive coaches target bigger cornerbacks -- a la the Seattle Seahawks -- the Bears' group is upping the ante. 

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