3 Bears players who shouldn't be back in 2024, and 3 that should

It's an offseason full of choices.

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The Bears must keep Justin Fields

Welcome to the most polarizing debate in Chicago. Yes, I am team Justin Fields. But, at the same time, I would also be thrilled with Caleb Williams. I refuse to knock either one.

But, here's why the Bears should keep Justin Fields.

Bringing back Matt Eberflus felt like the team was giving him one more year, and it would make very little sense to give a coach one more year and stick him with a rookie quarterback. Now, Williams very well could be the savior the Bears need. But, chances are, he'll have his rookie struggles and the Bears might improve, but marginally.

Keeping Fields allows you to make a decision on both he and Eberflus next year, which would mean the Bears are doing things in the right order, for once. It also gives the Bears the possibility of another haul of picks by trading the no. 1 selection.

If Chicago can come away with at least two firsts, two seconds, among other assets and maybe a prominent player, then that type of deal is going to be extremely difficult to refuse for the second year in a row.

Fields has showed a lot of good things, albeit room for growth. But, with the right game-planning and some additional talent around him, the potential is still there for him to be great.