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T.J Clemmings talks with Kirk Cousins.
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The Bears may be set on the offensive line, but taking a look at a lineman with some versatility would be wise.

T.J. Clemmings is big and he has shown a nasty streak during some instances. Neither of those attributes equated in him sticking with the Washington Redskins, unfortunately.

The 6-foot-6 offensive tackle is searching for his third team in four seasons. Nagging injuries throughout the summer are likely to blame for Clemmings’ release. As a former fourth-round pick entering his prime years, Clemmings will assuredly receive some interest across the NFL.

Would it be a wise move for the Bears to kick the tires on Clemmings? The answer is yes! Protecting the huge investment the Bears made in Mitch Trubisky is always a good idea.

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Clemmings had a second-round grade when he was taken by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2014 NFL Draft. He has the versatility to play both on the right and left sides of the football. His health would be enough to give Bears fans some cause for concern, however, especially given the injury history of the Bears’ current crop of linemen.

Adding Clemmings would give the Bears a depth piece on the offensive line, perhaps with a move to the inside.

Chances are slim that the Bears will go after Clemmings, nevertheless, adding him would make a lot of sense.