Bears free agency rumor tracker: News, signings, cuts and more – Windy City Gridiron

Bears free agency rumor tracker: News, signings, cuts and more – Windy City Gridiron

The Chicago Bears aren’t going to be big players in the 2019 free agency frenzy, but with a couple in-house starters coming out of contract and a starter rumored to be on the trade block, we’re sure to get our fair share of rumors.

The early negotiation window will open at 11am today (Central time), so some agreed upon deals could be leaked at any time, but keep in mind nothing can be official until Wednesday, March 13 at 3:00 (Central) when the 2019 league year starts.

Getting awarded compensatory draft picks is something the Bears could have in mind when dealing with their own free agents and when deciding to add a street free agent or a player coming out of contract.

Safety Tashaun Gipson has been a popular rumored name for the Bears to replace Adrian Amos as the recently cut Jaguar would not count against the Bears in the comp pick formula.

The latest rumor making the rounds is that the Bears are looking into adding running back Mark Ingram. Saints beat reporter Sean Fazende has the Bears, Saints, Ravens, Packers and Lions as teams that plan to talk with the 29-year old.

Bears rumors and roster moves so far:

March 11: Don’t be surprised if the Bears go after WR/RB/KR Cordarrelle Patterson (link)

March 11: Bears create $2.25 million in cap space converting Eddie Goldman’s roster bonus to a signing bonus (link)

March 11: Bears re-sign Ben Braunecker (link)

March 7: Jordan Howard on the trade block (link)

March 6: Bears sign kicker Chris Blewitt (link)

March 5: Bears release Sam Acho (link)

February 26: Bears restructure Kyle Long’s contract (link)

February 22: Bears will release kicker Cody Parkey (link)

February 20: Bears release Dion Sims (link)

January 26: Bears re-sign Bobby Massie to a 4-year deal (link)

January 25: Bears sign kicker Redford Jones (link)

Bears 2019 Free Agents:

Kevin White, WR, UFA

Aaron Lynch, DE, UFA

Bryce Callahan, CB, UFA

Josh Bellamy, WR, UFA

Pat O’Donnell, P, UFA

Eric Kush, G, UFA

Benny Cunningham, RB, UFA

Daniel Brown, TE, UFA

Bryan Witzmann, G, UFA

Zach Miller, TE, UFA

Marcus Williams, CB, UFA

Nick Williams, DT, UFA

Patrick Scales, LS, UFA

Adrian Amos, S, UFA

Michael Burton, FB, UFA

DeAndre Houston-Carson, S, ERFA

Roy Robertson-Harris, DE, ERFA

Rashaad Coward, OL, ERFA

Isaiah Irving, OLB, ERFA


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