After a dismal 2016 season that saw the Chicago Bears finish last in the NFC North yet again, Bears GM Ryan Pace vowed that the team would be thoroughly evaluated and that results were coming.
He promised that everything was on the table with respect to the all-important quarterback position, and that he was going to use every avenue and resource possible to add talent and depth to the roster.
Considering the plethora of resources available at the Bears’ disposal, namely all the cap space in the world and high draft picks, this offseason seemed primed to be one of the busiest in recent memory.
Indeed it has been … and we’re barely three days into the new league year.
The Bears, though missing out on the top 3 defensive backs in free agency despite heavy pursuit, have already made a substantial number of moves this offseason: both additions and subtractions to their previously thin roster.
And one can guarantee that more moves are coming before we hit the wonderful craziness that is the NFL Draft in April. Rumors are already flying that the Bears are meeting with other players that would add competition in training camp.
But at this stage, barely three days into free agency, where do the Bears stand? Let’s examine.
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