3 reasons why the Chicago Bears won the Jaylon Johnson contract

For many, many reasons, the Chicago Bears are winners after re-signing Jaylon Johnson

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Chicago Bears Win No. 2: Bears defense is young, talented, and paid-for

With Jaylon Johnson now on the book until he's 28 years old, the Chicago Bears' secondary— outside of Eddie Jackson's replacement— doesn't have to be worried about, financially, for a while.

Though there are certainly holes in other areas of the Bears' roster, secondary isn't one of them. Kyler Gordon and Jaquan Brisker don't need to re-sign until 2026, and Tyrique Stevenson isn't due until 2027.

As far as areas of the team the Bears are now strongest at, the defensive secondary probably takes the cake. Tyrique Stevenson had a promising rookie season, Kyler Gordon built off a strong end-of-the-season last year, and Jaquan Brisker was making big plays at the end of the season.

The Bears have areas of need, but thanks to Jaylon Johnson re-signing, their secondary is no longer in that area of need.

Now, if only the Chicago Bears could add some talent in free agency, this team could truly be competitive— not only in the NFC North but in the entire league.