6 players the Bears were right to cut ties with this offseason

Some of these guys were definitely well-liked, but the Bears made the right call.
Chicago Bears, Justin Fields
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D'Onta Foreman, RB

There really wasn't a reason for the Bears to keep D'Onta Foreman, especially considering they had planned to sign D'Andre Swift. With Swift, Khalil Herbert and Roschon Johnson, Chicago's back field was set.

Foreman, meanwhile, ran pretty well when given the opportunity. He simply wasn't needed anymore, and likely wouldn't have made this team had he been brought back.

Justin Fields, QB

This is a tough one to write, but with the Bears holding the no. 1 overall pick, it was a no-brainer to part ways with Justin Fields. The only problem with trading him was the fact that the Bears got so little in return. The market supposedly dictated that return, but fans certainly aren't thrilled with a future sixth-round pick that could become a fourth rounder.

Fields was well-liked and respected, but Caleb Williams comes in as having far more promise and a higher ceiling. It was the right call, no matter how much Fields was liked.

Now in Pittsburgh, Fields has the chance to compete with Russell Wilson for the starting job. Wilson will start out having the opportunity, but if he struggles, don't be surprised to see Fields get his shot.