CHICAGO BEARS (8-9)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Allen Robinson (franchise tag), QB Mitchell Trubisky, CB Buster Skrine, WR Cordarrelle Patterson, DL Roy Robertson-Harris, P Pat O’Donnell, TE Demetrius Harris, S Deon Bush, LB Barkevious Mingo, CB Sherrick McManis, DT John Jenkins, S Tashaun Gipson, DT Daniel McCullers, WR Dwayne Harris, OT Germain Ifedi, LS Patrick Scales, CB Artie Burns, DE Brent City, S DeAndre Houston-Carson, K Cairo Santos, DE Mario Edwards Jr., OT Jason Spriggs, G Rashaad Coward.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR DeAndre Carter, K Eddy Pineiro.
NEEDS: The Bears wish to establish who their starting quarterback shall be and resolve what most regularly is a messy field with Robinson after inserting the franchise tag on their superstar receiver. They regarded to plan certain their feelings about Trubisky ahead of final season when they bought Carve Foles from Jacksonville and declined their fifth-one year option for 2021 on their as soon as-prized QB. Even so, traditional supervisor Ryan Tempo wouldn’t rule out the rest final week. Trubisky turned into as soon as benched in Week 3 and didn’t return to the lineup unless gradual November. Foles, the Bears’ handiest quarterback below contract for subsequent season, struggled. Robinson, meanwhile, is coming off one amongst his handiest seasons. He caught a occupation-high 102 passes. And his 1,250 yards were 2d handiest to the 1,400 he had with Jacksonville in his 2015 Professional Bowl season. The perimeters comprise unless July 15 to attain a multi-one year deal. In some other case, he would play subsequent season for $17.8 million assuming he signs.
AVAILABLE SALARY CAP SPACE (roughly): $23 million over.
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