5 positions where Chicago Bears still need to sign players

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3. Chicago Bears defensive back room is incomplete

The Chicago Bears technically have enough cornerbacks to field their 53-man roster. Of course, that means counting Lamar Jackson, Michael Joseph, and Bo Pete Keyes as part of that group. Still, unlike some of these other positions, at least someone is there.

Still, taking those names away you see Jaylon Johnson, Kindle Vildor, Duke Shelley, and Thomas Graham. Still, even with that Shelley and Vildor have been disappointed and Graham has a start to his name as a rookie.

The room is going to need some help. They may be looking to the draft to do this.

Still, if it will be the draft for a cornerback, it would certainly mean that they do not have the resources to draft a safety. If they draft a safety, they will probably have to sign some bodies at cornerback.

When looking at the safety rookie Eddie Jackson is pretty locked into his role, especially with his contract. The Bears signed DeAndre Houston-Carson and Dane Cruikshank, but that is it for names on the roster. This is another position where they do not currently have enough bodies to get their 53-man roster set.

If you assume the Bears’ four corners are locks, and their three safeties are locks, there are still probably three defensive back spots between safety and cornerback that could be filled. They have a few corners to step into filling it, but you would think at least one draft pick, and probably an outside free agent or two are still going to be added into the mix.