10 most valuable returning Chicago Bears from 2021

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8. Teven Jenkins

Teven Jenkins is a tough player to rank. One on hand, he will be the starting right tackle, and it will be as valuable as any position on this list, aside from possibly one player. Still, the unknown of Jenkins after his rookie season has his floor even lower than Eddie Jackson.

Fortunately, it appears as though the surgery Jenkins needed was to prevent long-term issues, and he has hit OTAs in stride, manning the right tackle spot as his home moving forward.

Still, as a rookie, he missed most of the year, and then the past regime tried to flip him to left tackle. The fact that Jenkins spent his last year at Oklahoma State on the right side should make the transition back to right tackle easy, but that just adds to the list of questions surrounding his season.

This is a player who we could wind up thanking Ryan Pace for next year, or realizing that the team needs yet another tackle.