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With Cole Kmet's contract extension finished, all eyes are now turned toward cornerback Jaylon Johnson. The 24-year-old Johnson said Friday that he would be willing to play out the final year of his rookie deal if it came to that.
Jack Sanborn and T.J. Edwards played one season together at Wisconsin. Sanborn, a freshman, made a point to seek out Edwards, an All-American senior. “When he came in, I knew that there was something different about him,” Edwards said of Sanborn.
Until Week 1 arrives in September, the storylines will be centered on roster decisions. Who makes the team and who doesn’t? Who starts and who fills a backup spot? Here are five position battles to watch.
If the Bears take a step forward on defense, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds will be a big reason why. He was the marquee signing in free agency, and he’s expected to be a marquee talent when he takes the field.
Claypool doesn’t need to total 1,000 yards for the 2023 season to be successful. If he can find a role alongside DJ Moore and Darnell Mooney, that would be a win for the entire offense.
Prior to his injury last year, Eddie Jackson had been leading the NFC in Pro Bowl voting at free safety. If he can stay healthy, the goal should be to play at just as high a level.
Free agent linebacker T.J. Edwards could be a big reason why this defense takes a major step forward in 2023. Edwards could be one half of the Bears' next great linebacker duo.
The Bears thrust rookie linebacker Jack Sanborn into the starting lineup midway through the 2022 season after they traded away Roquan Smith. Sanborn appeared to past the test.
With little time left before the lights go on in Kansas City, this is the most unsettled first round at this point I’ve ever seen in my 45 years scouting NFL drafts, Hub Arkush writes.
The Bears went on a spending spree to open the free agency negotiation period Monday. Here's what it means for their salary cap situation, and how much money they still have left to spend.
The Bears are expected to sign Philadelphia Eagles linebacker T.J. Edwards to a three-year contract, according to multiple reports. Edwards grew up in Lake Villa and played quarterback at Lakes.
NFL teams began speaking with prospective free agents at 11 a.m. Monday. Catch up on everything that has happened so far and stay here for the latest Bears updates.
With $98 million in available salary cap space, the Bears have more money to spend than any other NFL team this year. General manager Ryan Poles has nearly unlimited options ahead of him for bolstering Matt Eberflus' defense.
There was plenty of drama at the linebacker position with Roquan Smith in 2022. But trading Smith allowed Jack Sanborn to find a role. Here's a look back on what happened last season at the position.
The Bears struggled at the defensive tackle position in 2022. Free agent acquisition Justin Jones might've been the only bright spot. Here's a look back at what went wrong, and how the Bears might fix it.