Chicago Bears: 5 Free Agent options at slot cornerback

Parker Hurley
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 02: Theo Riddick
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 02: Theo Riddick /
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If the Chicago Bears miss out on Bryce Callahan in free agency, these five options could fill the role

When it comes to Bryce Callahan or Adrian Amos, it seems as though most fans side towards keeping Callahan at a cheaper cost. Of course, there are those that say bring back both and those that say let both go.

If the Chicago Bears were to see both players leave via free agency they would have less depth in the slot than they would at safety. Kevin Toliver would be their highest upside option but he projects best on the outside.

If the Chicago Bears let Bryce Callahan these are five outside options that could keep the defense humming at the same rate.

1. Darqueeze Dennard

Dennard is a former first round pick who finished his fifth season with the Cincinnati Bengals. What Dennard has that is intriguing is a combination of speed and toughness.

He has consistently proven to be a better tackler than Bryce Callahan with four missed tackles compared to seven by Callahan last season.

Callahan has been much more productive as a pass rusher, however, that may have to do with scheme as Dennard was not rushed much. As mentioned his added speed over Callahan could allow the team to upgrade in the area where Callahan is best.

Dennard is the same age as Callahan but has higher pedigree, more athleticism and better health. The Bears could find an upgrade here.