We are counting down the days until the Chicago Bears retake the field by counting down the Chicago Bears' 90-man roster. This list looks at which players have the best shot at making the roster and then, from there, who has the best chances of impacting the outcomes of games.
We are still early on with this list and disucssing number 78, Bobby Haskins
Chicago Bears 2023 roster ranking: No. 78 Bobby Haskins
Bobby Haskins will be an interesting evaluation worth making when the Chicago Bears get to training camp. He is a rookie UDFA from USC. However, he spent four seasons at Virginia, where he was the starting left tackle for three years.
Haskins transferred to USC with his fifth year of eligibility and started for the Trojans at left tackle last year. He played a little bit of right tackle, but he went undrafted because most do not see him as a tackle.
His body frame is a bit thin, and his arm length is a bit short. If you know Ryan Poles and the Chicago Bears, you know that they want their tackles to have length. However, Haskins does have some decent foot movement, and there is definitely something to work with.
His 2,619 snaps in college will help him, even if he is playing a new position in the NFL. Still, the reason Haskins is so low on the list is because we do not know exactly where he will fit in.
Nate Davis and Teven Jenkins are obvious starters, and while there will be a scramble for depth behind them, Haskins needs to settle into one side first. Surely, his presence at OTAs was noted, and the Bears will come into training camp with a plan.
Still, he will enter as the third-string left or right guard, at best. A good outcome for Haskins in 2023 would be spending a year on the practice squad after ironing down a position in the preseason. Then, he can focus on that role and come into 2024 knowing that he could win a depth job. For now, he is just inside the top 80 players on the roster.