Allen Robinson has not requested a trade, according to his agent

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Allen Robinson‘s agent, Brandon Parker, told Adam Schefter of ESPN that neither he nor the receiver have requested a trade.

Conflicting reports emerged earlier in the day about whether Robinson had asked the Bears to seek a deal to send him elsewhere.

But Parker also confirmed to Schefter that Robinson is “unhappy that Chicago has been unwilling to pay him market value for wide receivers.”

Robinson, 27, is in the final year of a three-year, $42 million deal with a base salary of $10.9 million.

His career statistics are close to those of Keenan Allen, who recently signed a four-year extension with the Chargers averaging more than $20 million per season. Allen has played one more season than Robinson has.

Robinson has scrubbed all mention of the Bears from his social media.

Robinson had five catches for 74 yards Sunday. He is coming off the second-best season of his career, with 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns.

He is only 27 and has never played with an All-Pro-type quarterback in four years with the Jaguars and now his third with the Bears. Thus, Robinson would draw interest on the trade market. It’s just a question of how much a team would be willing to give the Bears for him.

22 responses to “Allen Robinson has not requested a trade, according to his agent

  1. If you want market value, sign one year deals or ask for a favored nations clause like my boys Scott Hall and Kevin Nash did in WCW years ago

  2. I don’t get the All-Pro QB talk? Just how much would his already solid stats increase? It’s really about how many weapons an offense has and whether the offense is geared to spread the ball or reliant on one receiver.

    With that being said he’s not nearly in the same category as DeAndre Hopkins and he didn’t get as much in return as one would expect because of salary demands.

  3. Uh, he signed a three year deal and is still under contract – so sad, too bad, out up numbers and get paid what you’re worth when you hit the open market – OR, go year to year and bet on yourself

  4. “…has never played with an All-Pro-type quarterback…”

    How DARE you! The Bears have Mitchell Trubisky as QB now, of the Trubisky family, a long line of, of people…so it in his blood to be great!

  5. This is the wrong year to be making these demands. Next year the cap is going down due to the nfl’s reduced profit – no fans are in the stands. Regardless of NFL and player’s union negotiations, players are going to have to accept this. He might not be back with the Bears next year, but if he wants money next year? He better play his butt off this year.

    – Steelers fan

  6. I’m so sick of stuff like this. Only in professional sports could someone be making $13M and complain about being underpaid.

  7. His agent also wants some moonee too. Of course he is goading his client that, hey your being cheated and are worth so much more. Hint, let’s make some noise. Also with the cap going down guys like him need a deal this year.

  8. With Pace, the imbecile, spending a fortune to get a HS QB (Draft slots. Glennon, Foles, etc) there is no money left. Robinson also is afraid to getting killed chasing one of the Oafs errant tosses..

  9. He’s in the final year of his deal. If he wants more money, just play one more season and then cash in on the open market (or franchise tag). Its not like he’s criminally underpaid on his current deal at $14 million per season.

  10. clashpoint says:
    September 15, 2020 at 8:07 pm
    This is the wrong year to be making these demands. Next year the cap is going down due to the nfl’s reduced profit – no fans are in the stands. Regardless of NFL and player’s union negotiations, players are going to have to accept this. He might not be back with the Bears next year, but if he wants money next year? He better play his butt off this year.
    ________________________________________

    He’s in the final year of his contract. He wants security in case he gets injured this year. Would you rather have security or veteran minimum next year if he were severally injured.

  11. When Pace signed him, he was coming off of an ACL injury. Noone else was going to give him that money.

    Ingrate.

  12. The timing is kind of funny, considering the Bears finally have a good TE and a couple of emerging WRs. Somebody’s a chicken.

  13. …”Robinson is “unhappy that Chicago has been unwilling to pay him market value for wide receivers.”…

    Dude, you signed a three-year deal. You APPROVED those terms and signed. If the team was so bad that fans weren’t attending games and revenue was dropping, they couldn’t just rip up your contract and write you a new one at a lower salary. Just because you’re performing well doesn’t mean that you get to do the same. You’re in your prime…shut your pie hole, have a Pro Bowl worthy season, and rake in the dough next year.

  14. Why do players constantly demand a long-term contract … and then complain about it’s value 2 years into it? They are smart enough to know that other players will get paid based on other players’ new contracts. Stop asking for long contracts if you want to always have market value. You can’t have both a multi-year deal AND constant market value.

  15. Damned if you, damned if you don’t.

    Nagy/Pace are lame ducks IMO. Chicago had no business beating a lousy Lions team but it doesn’t matter as both franchises are in NFL purgatory right now.

    The Bears will likely be starting over in 2021 with a new staff, not sure tying an 8 figure salary to Robinson is the best idea for the future. Nagy/Pace will do anything at this point to keep their jobs so I wouldn’t, as ownership, allow them to make major decisions.

    Really, the Bears should be looking to acquire assets by moving Mack, Robinson and anyone worth more than a 6th rounder.

    I wish I had money on the Packers to win the NFCN this year. Seems like a lock barring injuries.

  16. Quinn $30M guaranteed and hasn’t played a snap.
    Foles $22M guaranteed and has”t played a snap.
    Robinson, performing year in, year out, with guys like Trubisky and Chase Daniel, we’re going to wait.

    And people wonder why the Bears are perennial all-average.

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