3 trades to make Bears championship contenders in 2023

Most think the Chicago Bears are still a ways away, but these trades could change things

Justin Fields, Khalil Herbert
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Trade Number 3: The Bears get the most dominant back in football

Earlier in the offseason, the Tennessee Titans attempted to find a trade partner for running back Derrick Henry. At least, we saw reports of Tennessee testing the waters on the trade market. Of course, he's still a Titan and entering the last year of his deal.

If the Bears wanted to bring in the most dominant and physically-imposing back in football, they could send Khalil Herbert and a sixth rounder to Tennessee. That would likely get it done, as the Titans are looking at rebuilding and making Will Levis the face of their franchise.

Henry trade

Putting a back like Henry in the back field with Fields would give the Bears the most dangerous and frightening quarterback/running back duo in football when it comes to the ground game. Chicago already led the league in rushing last year. Imagine what this team would do behind the legs of Henry and Fields.

Plus, Henry would be a phenomenal mentor for rookie Roschon Johnson, who could later take over the starting role. Johnson is a near clone of Henry, just a little lighter. But, the vicious stiff arm and aggressive run style are very similar.

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