For the Bears to tie up heavy cap dollars in a weapons class that includes Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall, Martellus Bennett and Matt Forte, when there are greater needs for depth, is a stretch.
The next time a player under contract holds out from training camp, preseason or whatever, take a moment before denouncing the malcontent with, “But he’s got a contract!”
A week after free agency began, the Bears continued reshaping their roster, making a noteworthy offensive subtraction to continue adding competition on the defensive side.
Not long after the 2000 season, the Bears were forced to cut solid — if unspectacular — wide receiver Bobby Engram because his salary of $1 million was deemed too much for a No.
Former CFL star kick returner Chris Williams might have the inside track as we speak to replace Devin Hester’s role on the Bears.