4 dream trade targets for Chicago Bears this offseason

Could the Bears make a splash trade?

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This offseason, there will be plenty to talk about within the Chicago Bears organization.

Whether it's at the quarterback position, what the Bears do with their draft capital, or who the team re-signs in free agency, Ryan Poles has some decisions to make.

Another possibility Poles has is to hit the trade market. Depending on what the Bears do with the first overall pick, they could have some extra draft capital. Who knows, maybe future picks are on the table if any of these dream targets could become available.

Jonathan Allen, DL, Washington Commanders

One of the bigger names we could see traded this offseason is yet another Washington Commanders defensive lineman. Last year, the Commanders traded Chase Young and Montez Sweat. This offseason, another big name could join them on the way out in defensive tackle Jonathan Allen.

Washington is in rebuild mode, and Allen is going to count for over $21 million against their salary cap this year. If he were to be traded, Allen's exit would free up an additional $9 million for Washington.

Meanwhile, Allen would not only rejoin Sweat in Chicago, but fill a need for this Bears defense. Chicago needs to continue adding talent up front on defense. They were already the number one run defense in football last year, but they did that without a big name in the middle.

Allen could come in alongside Andrew Billings and also be a guy to help develop Gervon Dexter and Zacch Pickens, giving the Bears a strong group of four in the middle. He's been one of the best defensive tackles in the league for a few years now, and could bring this Bears defense to new heights.