3 trade candidates Bears could pursue before training camp

Ryan Poles may as well not stop now.
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This Chicago Bears offseason couldn't have gone much better than it has. All things considered, this is now a team that's set up to compete for years to come.

And, it all hinges on the back and arm of Caleb Williams. Ryan Poles got his guy, but he's also done a superb job in building this roster in the expectation of landing a franchise quarterback.

With OTAs wrapping up around the league and minicamp set for the next notable activity, we can't help but look even further ahead to training camp later this summer. How is the roster going to shake out? Will the Bears make any additional moves beforehand?

Recently, Bleacher Report's Gary Davenport listed one trade candidate from each team which he could see being dealt. We looked at all of them and came up with three, in particular, that make sense for the Bears to pursue before camp rolls around.

The Bears should take a flier on Darius Slayton

This first trade is no where near as significant of a deal as the next two, but Chicago's depth at wide receiver is certainly questionable beyond the top three. While the Bears do have arguably the best wide receiver trio in football, all-around, the next three guys up are all either unproven or end-of-roster candidates.

The Giants have long been rumored to be willing to part with Darius Slayton, and he wouldn't cost much. His contract is up after 2024 and production has been inconsistent. Although, when he's been used regularly and as a deep threat, Slayton has had some excellent moments.

Slayton has still topped the 700-yard mark in four of five seasons in the NFL, even though it's seemed like the team hasn't always wanted to use him. In Chicago, he'd be a phenomenal WR4. He likely wouldn't be thrilled about being used less with the Bears, but the chances for Slayton to win in Chicago are much higher than if he stays in New York for this lone season.