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Bears Need Playmakers on Both Sides of Ball, and Blockers

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CHICAGO BEARS (8-8)

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Chase Daniel, WR Taylor Gabriel, OT Cornelius Lucas, DE Brent Urban, DT Nick Williams, LB Nick Kwiatkoski, LB Aaron Lynch, CB Prince Amukamara, S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, LS Patrick Scales.

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: TE JP Holtz, G Rashaad Coward, DE Roy Robertson-Harris.

NEEDS: Bears made one important move when they re-signed ILB Danny Trevathan to three-year contract extension through 2022 season, but they have plenty of work to do coming off disappointing season that began with Super Bowl hopes.

There are plenty of holes on offense that ranked 29th, with the team suffering from a lack of playmakers aside from Allen Robinson, and with an offensive line that took a beating on the injury front in 2019.

The Bears figure to add backup quarterback who could possibly push Mitchell Trubisky, though general manager Ryan Pace insists they remain committed to him as starter.

Chicago also has hole at the cornerback position after waiving Prince Amukamara. That move, along with the decision to waive wide receiver Taylor Gabriel, netted the team approximately $13 million in cap space.

AVAILABLE SALARY CAP SPACE (approximately): $4.5 million.

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