Chicago Bears: 3 veterans who can still be cut for cap space

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The Chicago Bears have had a very dramatic offseason. They got it started by handing a franchise tag to wide receiver Allen Robinson. He and the organization have been at odds over the contract extension talk for a while now so they have some convincing to do if they want him to play there beyond 2021. He is the most valuable weapon on their offense right now so they should probably take him a bit more seriously.

The Bears also addressed the need for a quarterback this offseason. It started by letting Mitchell Trubisky walk. He is going to serve as Josh Allen’s backup with the Buffalo Bills. It is a sweet gig for him as he looks for an opportunity to resurrect his chances at a long NFL career as a starter.

After that, the Bears annoyed their entire fanbase by signing Andy Dalton. The Red Rifle has had a nice career but they could have had him last offseason for much less money. It isn’t like he pushes any team over the edge either.

The 2021 NFL Draft then became one of the most exciting days in Chicago sports over the last few years. They drafted Justin Fields out of Ohio State University to be their new quarterback of the future. We don’t know when he will take over for Dalton but it is certainly an exciting time.

The Chicago Bears still might cut a veteran to create cap space before 2021.

The Chicago Bears are still likely to cut a veteran starter in order to have cap space before the 2021 season starts. There are some good players that might be considered for that. These are the three names that you can expect to see in that conversation of being cut: