6 Bears Cap Casualty Cuts to Save Over $25 Million This Offseason

The Chicago Bears have a chance to save a bunch of money this offseason
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2. Cody Whitehair, OL

One of the areas that general manager Ryan Poles has really had to reshape since coming to Chicago is the offensive line. This has been a problem area for the team and they haven't been able to lock in many long-term solutions through the NFL Draft, at least not before Poles got to town.

But they are hoping those days are over.

The Bears may be down to needing just one long-term starter on the offensive line with Braxton Jones impressing at left tackle this past season, Teven Jenkins making a seamless transition to left guard, and both Nate Davis and Darnell Wright locking down the right side.

The Bears have held out hope long enough for someone like Cody Whitehair, who has a salary cap figure of $13.25 million this offseason. The Bears could save over $9 million by getting rid of Whitehair, and I think those are savings they will gladly take.

Whitehair doesn't even project right now as a starter anywhere for Chicago, and the 2016 second-round pick should be looking elsewhere for work this coming season.