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

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Chicago Bears, J.R. Sweezy
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The Chicago Bears could sign guard J.R. Sweezy

The Bears are likely not done making changes to their offensive line. As we know, the team opted to part ways with both of their starting tackles this offseason in Charles Leno and Bobby Massie. In the next wave of moves, the Bears signed veteran Elijah Wilkinson and re-signed Germain Ifedi.

Following those two signings, Ryan Pace made an aggressive decision to move up and select Teven Jenkins in the second round of this year’s draft. He followed that up by drafting Larry Borom, a tackle out of Mississippi with the team’s next pick.

It’s clear that offensive line has been and still is a priority. The interior of the line is fairly set with Cody Whitehair, James Daniels and most likely Sam Mustipher. But, if Chicago wanted even more competition, going after a veteran like J.R. Sweezy would be an underrated move.

Beginning his career back in 2012 as a seventh-round pick, Sweezy has turned into one of the most consistent starting guards in football. He’s never been a Pro Bowl player by any means, but he’s started 104 games for three franchises in his eight NFL seasons.