CFL receiver drawing positive reviews from Bears teammates

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Everyone realizes that the Bears need real help at receiver.

Everyone, that is, except the Bears.

They actually picked up a little help via a largely-overlooked transaction from early February, when they signed CFL receiver Andy Fantuz.  And Fantuz’s new teammates like what they’ve seen so far.

Jeff Dickerson of reports that Fantuz participated in recent player-organized lockout workouts, and that Fantuz “drew considerable praise” from some of the other players.  He reportedly displayed “impressive athletic ability and good hands while running routes.”

Last year, Fantuz caught 87 passes for 1,380 yards and six scores while playing for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.