3 former Chicago Bears players who won't be missed in 2023
2. Chicago Bears do not need to sign Al-Quadin Muhammad
Do the Chicago Bears probably need to sign a veteran edge rusher? Yes. Should the Chicago Bears sign Al-Quadin Muhammad, who is still available after playing a big role last year? No.
We will all soon forget how much Al-Quadin Muhammad started for the Chicago Bears in 2022. He started to get phased out late in the year, but he still finished second amongst Bears edge rushers in snaps played, behind just Trevis Gipson. Now, you can make the case that Gipson would be the number four rusher, and Muhammad would still be behind him/
DeMarcus Walker and Rasheem Green are not much, but one thing they are for sure is better run defenders than Al-Quadin Muhammad. Perhaps if AQM was a rotational pass-rush player he would have been received better by fans, but asking him to hold up against the run is asking for him to lose a slow battle.
The Chicago Bears added two guys, and they clearly are high on Dominique Robinson entering year two. They drafted him because of what he can be down the line, not what he was, and now they may finally get the most out of him. So, the Chicago Bears edge rusher room is not even that much better, but if Robinson steps up, and Walker and Green are in the mix it certainly is good enough that they do not need anything from Muhammad this season.