Bears Rumors: 3 trades to make not involving Justin Fields

The Bears should be active at the trade deadline, but let's ignore Justin Fields for now
Chicago Bears, Yannick Ngakoue
Chicago Bears, Yannick Ngakoue / Quinn Harris/GettyImages
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Trade Number 3: Yannick Ngakoue heads to the Atlanta Falcons

Believe it or not, the Atlanta Falcons defense is the no. 4 ranked team in the league when it comes to yards allowed. They have improved quite a bit since last year and have a highly-competitive football team aside from a couple of key positions, one of them being quarterback and another being edge rusher.

The Falcons only have nine sacks on the season, and adding a pass rusher like Yannick Ngakoue could help alleviate some of their struggles in that department. The Bears signed Ngakoue shortly before the regular season began, so if they are able to get a pick for him after only having him a little while, that's a win.

Ngakoue trade

In two games this year, Ngakoue has 2.0 sacks but has also been part of a struggling defensive line. He's the only real stud up front and thus teams can focus on him while allowing the other pass rushers to remain single-blocked.

In Atlanta, Ngakoue would join guys like Calais Campbell and Bud Dupree, forming a nice trio of players up front that should be able to get after the quarterback if they're playing at their peak.