Bears Envision Ginn Adding A Key Threat To Offense

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(670 The Score) For newly-signed veteran receiver Ted Ginn Jr. and the Bears, age is just a number.

Ginn is 35 years old and entering his 14th season in the NFL, but those are just minor details in his mind.

"I can run," Ginn said on a teleconference Wednesday afternoon. "I can still run. That’s my attribute. I can run, I can catch, I can jump.

"Don’t let the age and the years fool you."

Bears coach Matt Nagy helped recruit Ginn to sign a one-year deal with the Bears last week, believing he could fill a needed role in the team's offense. 

Ginn had 30 catches for 421 yards and two touchdowns for the Saints in 2019, with coach Sean Payton using his speed to help stretch the field.

The Bears plan to do the same with Ginn and hope he provides an element that was lacking last season, when Chicago averaged an NFL-worst 9.6 yards per reception and had only four touchdowns of more than 20 yards.

"It’s a vertical offense," Ginn said. "Just going out and putting the guys in the right spot and putting the combinations together. With (Mitchell) Trubisky and Nick (Fo