4 trades the Chicago Bears need to make before its too late

Should the Bears start making calls to try and save their season after just two weeks?
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2. The Chicago Bears should trade for Tavierre Thomas

One area where the Bears are hurting greatly is at nickel corner. Second-year pro and starter Kyler Gordon was placed on injured reserve prior to Week 2 with a hand injury. That means he will miss a minimum of four games before the Bears can bring him back.

Backup nickel corner Josh Blackwell was also out versus the Bucs with a hamstring injury, so the Bears are quite thin there. One option they have is to trade for a guy like Houston Texans nickel Tavierre Thomas.

Thomas trade

Thomas is Pro Football Focus' top graded cornerback in all of football through two weeks of the season, and he has earned a coverage grade of 90.0, which is outstanding. Thomas is only allowing 5.3 yards per reception, has been credited with seven stops and 12 total tackles.

Thomas is on a one-year deal with the Texans, and at 27 years old still has plenty of football left in him. The Bears could flip a late pick in next year's draft or the following year to Houston in exchange for his services, and thus have much better depth there going forward.