5 trades to land the Chicago Bears additional draft capital

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The Chicago Bears could deal a player to the Jacksonville Jaguars

In another deal involving a player, the Bears could try trading safety Eddie Jackson. For the past couple of years, Jackson has taken a significant step back. However, some have said that head coach Matt Eberflus could help him revert back to form. But, does Ryan Poles want to bank on that? Furthermore, how does Poles feel about the remaining three years of Jackson’s $58 million extension?

The Bears could cut ties and try sending Jackson to a team like the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a fourth-round pick. For the Bears, this is great value, especially considering that’s where they drafted Jackson originally. For the Jaguars, they could have landed an above-average starting safety in exchange for a mid-round pick.

At pick No. 106 overall, the Bears could easily find a starting-caliber player. Some guys who could be available include UCLA tackle Sean Rhyan, Central Michigan tackle Luke Goedeke, Cincinnati safety Bryan Cook, Purdue wide receiver David Bell, BYU running back Tyler Allgeier or Nevada wide receiver Romeo Doubs.

Trading Jackson for any one of those players, straight up, would be a huge win, especially when you factor in the money saved down the line.