5 free agent situations on Washington Commanders for Chicago Bears to follow

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4. The Chicago Bears should look into two Commanders skill players

Curtis Samuel would be a fascinating addition to the Chicago Bears offense. He already has experience playing with D.J. Moore, going back to their time with the Carolina Panthers. The Chicago Bears need weapons at wide receiver in the worst way, and considering Washington will have a new General Manager and head coach, they may not want to re-sign the free agent. 

Samuel is coming off of a great year, though. He averages 1.37 yards per route run for his career, but last year he was at 1.52. Samuel has posted 600 yards and four touchdowns in two straight years, showing that he has the ability to produce as a secondary wideout. 

The Chicago Bears should have interest, as he would instantly slot into their number two role right now. 

Another name to watch for is Logan Thomas. The Commanders will save $6.5M to move on, and that seems like a no-brainer after he has failed to get back to his 2020 skill set, which is when he signed that deal. In the three years since he has had just 1,015 yards. 

Still, the fit would make sense for Chicago because they need depth pieces behind Cole Kmet. He could have a reduced role and possibly get his value back up on a cheap, one-year deal.