The agent for Brandon Marshall cautioned not to rush to judgement on the new Bears receiver and downplayed any potential problems for him.
"He's fine, and he's going to be fine," agent Kennard McGuire told the Sun-Times. "Honestly, we're focused on the trade, and him being in Chicago and coming in and being a part of a team that's winning."
On Tuesday, the Bears traded a pair of third-round picks to the Miami Dolphins to acquire the three-time Pro Bowl receiver. Asked about the timetable of the trade, McGuire said, "[Dolphins general manager] Jeff Ireland and I have always stayed in contact on Brandon.
"I give Jeff a tremendous amount of credit for working with me. He and I have always been aligned with what we were wanting and looking for with Brandon. That's being a part of a situation that works with his skill set and what he brings to an organization."
While speculation had been that the Dolphins wanted to ship him out of Miami, McGuire's comments suggest that Marshall was also ready for a change.
And he couldn't be happier to reunite with quarterback Jay Cutler and former position coach Jeremy Bates in Chicago.
"He's coming to such a historic organization, and playing under coach Lovie Smith and being reunited with Jay Cutler and Jeremy Bates speaks volumes about his level of excitement, and how enthused he is about this opportunity," McGuire said. "That's his focus. And his only focus is winning."
As for the incident in New York last weekend, McGuire said people need to be wary to rush to judgment.
"Let's not forget that Brandon and his wife are victims," McGuire said. "Brandon has my unflinching and unwavering support."