7 Bears players who don't deserve to be on the roster anymore

We have seen enough of these players.

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4. Robert Tonyan, TE

When the Bears signed veteran tight end Robert Tonyan, I thought maybe they had a second viable receiving option at the position.

On the year, he has just seven receptions for 58 yards. When targeted, Tonyan has given his quarterbacks a passer rating of just 45.0. He's been non-existent in the passing game while playing 191 total snaps this season. Tonyan has also been abysmal in the run blocking department, which is something you want your tight ends to be able to do, especially as a backup at the position.

Going forward, the Bears should try exploring another young, athletic tight end to pair with Cole Kmet. Look at what the Buffalo Bills have with Dalton Kincaid and Dawson Knox. Running 12 personnel, especially for a team that commits to the run game, could be highly beneficial. Instead of retaining Tonyan, go find a younger replacement in the draft that could come in and be a viable weapon.