In addition to the report from Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, 247Sports also has information on the terms of the deal. Burton may only have five career starts to his name, but Week 14 last season was the ideal example of what he's capable of after filling in for the injured Ertz by catching five passes for 71 yards with two scores. His production dipped slightly in 2016, with 73 catches for 883 yards and 6 touchdowns.
In his second season in Jacksonville in 2015, Robinson caught 80 passes for 1,400 yards, and an NFL-leading 14 touchdowns. Burton earned $2.81 million last season after signing a one-year contract in April with the Eagles. "That's what we do here".
Burton, 26, has a special place in Philadelphia Eagles history because of his role in the "Philly Special", the trick play in Super Bowl LII where he threw the touchdown pass to quarterback Nick Foles off a reverse handoff against the New England Patriots. Burton joined the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2014, carved out a role on special teams and then blossomed as a risky offensive playmaker the past two seasons under coach Doug Pederson.
Signing with the Bears should allow Burton to get more consistent playing time than he did in Philadelphia.