5 Positions the Chicago Bears Must Address in 2024

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Wide Receiver

D.J. Moore and Tyler Scott are the only wide receivers under contract for next season. Darnell Mooney is a free agent and is far removed from his career season in 2021. He screams out a bargain signing for the Kansas City Chiefs with his connections to offensive coordinator Matt Nagy (a former Bears head coach).

Whatever the Bears decide to do at quarterback, they need to add more weapons. The dream is the Chicago Bears draft Ohio State wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. This is also a deep wide receiver draft.

LSU's Malik Nabers and Washington's Rome Odunze could be available when the Bears are back on the clock in the first round at No. 10.

Tee Higgins would be a huge free-agent addition. His teammate Tyler Boyd would be a good depth signing too.

Edge Rusher

Montez Sweat has been a tremendous pick-up since he was acquired at the trade deadline. He has been a multiplier on the line as everyone's game has gotten better. He still could use some help rushing the passer from the edge.

DeMarcus Walker is a rotational pass rusher that can also be moved inside. Dominique Robinson has been a healthy scratch more than he has sacked the quarterback. The improving defense needs to add more on the edge.

The draft is not loaded with elite pass rushers. It is one reason the Chicago Bears traded for Sweat. The free agent class is filled with impact players. Josh Allen, Brian Burns, and Danielle Hunter are all set for free agency. If they get the franchise tag, Chase Young and Jonathan Greenard should be available.