Stock Down: 6 Chicago Bears losers from OTAs

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5. Robert Quinn

This one is quite obvious as well. Robert Quinn has typically said and done the right things during his time with the Chicago Bears. Still, he did voice his frustration with the direction of the Bears once this offseason. Then, we saw him miss this week of OTAs, a mandatory session.

It makes sense that Quinn would not want to be on a team during a transition year at this stage of his career. He does not know how many more seasons he will be healthy and does not want to waste one.

Still, the Chicago Bears are in a spot where he is more valuable to them than Khalil Mack was and was not going to get nearly the same return as Mack. Trading Mack made a lot more sense, and now they may not be interested in trading Quinn.

So, Quinn appears to be taking matters into his own hands. One thing Ryan Poles has done well is be upfront and shoot people straight. If Quinn does not want to be here, Poles may not want him here, so this absence may lead to a summer trade. At the same time, we could see Poles play hardball for the first time and force Quinn to show up to training camp, or be subject to heavier fines. This will be worth monitoring.