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The Chicago Bears could bring back Prince Amukamara

Prince Amukamara, CB

The Las Vegas Raiders recently cut ex-Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara. Amukamara was a salary-cap casualty this offseason, but also was coming off a rough season where he allowed 66.2 percent of his targeted passes go for completions and failed to come down with an interception. Quarterbacks saw a 105.2 quarterback rating while throwing in his direction last season.

To his credit, Amukamara only gave up two touchdowns while being targeted 71 times. This was one less touchdown than he gave up in 2018, but in 2018 he only allowed 57.3 percent of the passes to be completed when thrown in his direction. At 31 years old, Amukamara does not have many years left in the NFL. He will obviously see some decline in his production and that could be a fear for teams. I am honestly shocked he did not make the Raiders final roster.

That said, could Amukamara be reunited with his former team? A team that knows what he brings to the table and a defense he is already familiar with? With Kevin Toliver not making the team, it is possible that Amukamara could bump a guy like Duke Shelley off the main roster and to the practice squad. I know the Bears like Shelley, but he is limited to being a slot or nickel corner, whereas they need more help and depth at the outside corner position.