5 players the Chicago Bears could trade before the 2021 NFL Draft

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The Chicago Bears are in a weird spot. The team has finished 8-8 two years in a row. With the new playoff rules and the addition of a seventh team, the Chicago Bears backed their way into the playoffs. This team is as close to being 10-6 as they are 6-10. Now, with a mess at the quarterback position, who knows what this Bears team will look like come the start of 2021.

One thing is for sure, the defense is still in good hands with Khalil Mack, Akiem Hicks and Eddie Jackson. Not to mention Roquan Smith, Kyle Fuller and rookie Jaylon Johnson. The defense is stacked, but that is not going to get the team any closer to a Super Bowl in today’s era. This means some of the players on defense might need to go in order to bring in some much-needed help on offense.

The Chicago Bears could find trade value in moving any of these five players

With plenty of rumors flying around right now about certain players possibly being traded once the new league year starts in March, it should not be shocking to think that this Chicago Bears team might need to trade some players of their own — especially if the salary cap drops somewhere between $185-$195 million.

Looking over the roster and taking many things into consideration, there are five players that I could see the Chicago Bears considering to trade. This does not mean that all five will or should be traded, it just means that trading any of these five players is understandable and has valid reasoning.