Chicago Bears: 5 available players the Bears could add before camp

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Coming off of a disappointing season in 2020, the Chicago Bears set out to make major changes before the 2021 campaign.

General manager Ryan Pace finally had seen enough mediocrity at the quarterback position — a major reason why the Bears have been unable to get over the hump. Pace moved up for the multi-talented Justin Fields at pick no. 11 in the 2021 NFL Draft. With that single pick, things drastically changed for the Bears.

Now, the team has hope. Not only do they have hope for this season, but for years to come. It is now about rounding out the roster and ensuring the team has enough talent at each position, because the quarterback position finally looks solidified.

The Bears will open training camp in late July, and the real road to a Super Bowl run will begin. Before camp, though, the Bears still have room to add to their roster.

Adding a few more veteran free agents to the roster before training camp would benefit the Chicago Bears.

While the quarterback position feels a whole lot better than it did a few months ago, the Bears still have some areas of need. This is a team that could be special in 2021 if all goes according to plan, so ensuring they have enough depth at every position is going to be crucial.

A couple of positions that may still need some competition include up front on the offensive line as well as in the defensive back field at cornerback. Chicago has seen some overhaul on the offensive line, but this is a spot that could actually become a major strength for the Bears.

Head coach Matt Nagy already has his work cut out for him at some positions like wide receiver, in terms of making decisions on the final cuts. The following veteran free agents are still available and could help bolster competition and depth, giving Nagy more difficult decisions during training camp.