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Former Chicago Bears cornerback Buster Skrine is still without a job

The Chicago Bears signed Buster Skrine to a three-year contract in 2019, however, his contract allowed the team to cut ties after two seasons. Skrine had a decent year for the Bears in 2019 but really struggled in 2020 before going on injured reserve.

In 2019, Skrine only allowed 59.3% of his targets to go for completions. In comparison, he allowed 78.1% of his targets to be completed in 2020. Although the completion percentage against him was great in 2019, he still allowed four touchdowns while being targeted. Quarterbacks saw a 91.8 quarterback rating while throwing in his direction. Things worsened in 2020 as he gave up five touchdowns and a 125.7 quarterback rating.

Skrine will be 32 before the 2021 NFL Draft kicks off and I wonder if he will even land with another team. At best, Skrine’s years as a starter are likely over and if he chooses to continue to play football, I would expect he only finds a job as a backup going forward.