Why Saahdiq Charles would be a savvy signing by the Chicago Bears in free agency 

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The Chicago Bears did a good job adding to their offense last offseason, and the overall room looks a lot better. Still, the Bears have to keep adding to the room overall, and they cannot just be satisfied by a few starters being penciled into their lineup slots. One name that is worth a shot in free agency is Saahdiq Charles

Should the Chicago Bears sign Saahdiq Charles in free agency?

Charles is a former fourth-round pick who spent the last four seasons in Washington with Ron Rivera. Needless to say, he did not land in the best spot and things did not go smoothly. This is a player who fell in the NFL draft despite being a left tackle at LSU, mainly because he was young and had more projection to his game. 

While that projection did not fill out with the Commanders, Charles is still going to be just 25 years old this offseason. He has the physical traits, and could just use the right development plan. 

Charles has played just 1,188 snaps in his career with 704 coming at left guard, 402 coming at right guard, 71 at right tackle, and just seven at left tackle. Last year he played a career-high 643 for the Commanders at left guard.

Charles has a few things the Bears need. First, he has youth, which is a change from Cody Whitehair's depth. He is athletic, which makes him a fit for Chris Morgan. Charles also has position versatility, which is huge because they will lose some of that with Whitehair. They also have two guards Teven Jenkins and Nate Davis who are great when they are starting, but there are questions about whether they can start a full season. 

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A young player with upside and potential to start down the road, but at the least could be a spot starter at both guard spots if the injury occurred next year is just what the Chicago Bears did. Adding Saahdiq Charles would not be flashy, but it would make a lot of sense to keep stocking up this room in the offseason.