What does the Chicago Bears depth chart at safety look like now that the NFL draft is over?
After losing Adrian Amos in free agency, safety was a potential position to draft. However, with limited resources, and HaHa Clinton-Dix signed, the team went the entire draft without taking one. This has to be a good sign for HaHa Clinton-Dix and their faith in his play. However, it does leave the team in a vulnerable spot in terms of depth.
What does the depth chart at safety look like?
Eddie Jackson is the clear top dog at safety not only for this season but moving forward. He is going to get a contract bigger than what Amos got, and unlike Amos, the Chicago Bears are going to give it to him.
As mentioned, the lack of additions to the safety group does speak to what they think they can get out of Clinton-Dix. He was always set to start, but with just a one-year deal the Bears also think that he can start for the team into the future as well.
Bush stepped up when Eddie Jackson got hurt last season. His more natural position would be a backup to Amos or Clinton-Dix, but he did show the versatility and trust that comes with a player who will slide into that third safety role regardless of who got hurt.
The Bears let Houston-Carson test the waters in free agency, but guess who is back. Houston-Carson has a role in the NFL as a special teams presence, but most NFL teams are not willing to see how he would fare in a more superior role.
Jibowu is a safety/cornerback who has his best chance of making the roster as a safety. He can compete with Houston-Carson for special teams snaps.