10 Bears players and coaches who won't be back in 2024

Major changes are coming in Chicago.
Chicago Bears, Justin Fields
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9. D'Onta Foreman, Running Back

The running back position will include Khalil Herbert and Roschon Johnson leading the way in 2024, barring the Bears finding unbeatable value in the draft. D'Onta Foreman has ran well when given the opportunity, but he is on a one-year deal and plays the most replaceable position in football today.

10. Justin Fields, Quarterback

This last one pains me to talk about, but more and more I am being led to believe the Bears are going to trade Justin Fields this offseason. Ryan Poles did not draft Fields and has done a poor job building around him, for the most part, whether we're talking about coaches or players.

Trading Fields and drafting someone like Caleb Williams or Drake Maye (or whomever Poles believes is his guy) will allow him to buy time rather than getting closer to the door in Chicago. Poles will make this move selfishly, because he wants a chance to find his quarterback and reset with a rookie contract.

This has nothing to do with Fields' play, but rather Poles protecting himself and opening the window further down the road. Between Poles and his new head coach, the two will find their new quarterback and try to build a winner around him.

If it were up to me, Fields would stay and the Bears would build around him. But, that's not looking promising, especially with the previously-mentioned smearing of the quarterback on national television.