Looking into the chance of Chicago Bears extension candidates to sign this offseason 

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Round 6: Dazz Newsome 

Dazz Newsome has bounced around the NFL. He spent 2021 with the Chicago Bears but hardly played. New General Manager Ryan Poles came in and was not impressed. He cut Newsome. Newsome went to the Seattle Seahawks and Cincinnati Bengals before he landed with the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad in 2022. In 2023, he spent the offseason on the San Francisco 49ers but did not make the team. He spent the 2023 season looking for work. He will want an offer, not an extension. 

Round 6: Thomas Graham 

Thomas Graham spent 2021 and 2022 on the Chicago Bears, but Ryan Poles eventually cut the second-year cornerback whom he did not draft. Graham signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad and made a brief appearance on their active roster. In 2023, he was back with the Cleveland Browns through November 28. He was on the IR most of the year, and once he got healthy, he lost his spot. However, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed him about a month ago, and he will be on their roster heading into the offseason. They will not give him an extension offer, though. 

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Round 7: Khyiris Tonga 

 Khyiris Tonga may end up with a new deal, but it will not be with the Chicago Bears. He spent 2021 with the team, but Ryan Poles moved on. He spent 2022 with the Atlanta Falcons before being let go during the season. There, he caught on with the Minnesota Vikings. Tonga played 276 snaps in 2022 and 188 snaps last year. Because he was cut, he is already a free agent, although he is a restricted free agent. So, the odds are that the Vikings will match any offer he gets, and he will stay with them for the next year.