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2015 NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears news and rumors for Wednesday, March 18

This is your Open Thread (Rated WCG-MA) to discuss NFL Free Agency! Feel free to take the discussion in what ever direction you see fit.

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We're now over a week into NFL Free Agency and the Chicago Bears have been relatively quiet.

But that's a good thing.

General manager Ryan Pace seems to be biding his time on a few players to wait for the market to shape up. He waited out safety Ron Parker, who ultimately re-signed in Kansas City on the 2nd largest safety contract handed out this off season so far (5yr/$30mil).

Pace is still waiting on inside linebacker Mason Foster, who now has at least one more potential suitor in the San Francisco 49ers.

It was reported last week that the Bears have interest in center Samson Satele and yesterday it was reported that the Bears were eyeing Patriots interior offensive lineman Dan Connolly to play center.

The Bears were linked to a few corners last week and they still haven't technically ruled out a Charles Tillman return.

If you've missed any of Chicago's free agent signing so far, check out our Free Agency section to catch up.

Here are some of the available players at positions the Bears have shown interest courtesy of Rotoworld. The numbers next to the names are where Rotoworld ranked each free agent within their position group.

Tight Ends

4. Jermaine Gresham
7. Rob Housler
10. Zach Miller
11. James Casey
13. Tony Moeaki
17. Dante Rosario
18. Jacob Tamme
19. Daniel Fells
21. David Ausberry


4. Stefen Wisniewski
6. Chris Myers
7. Justin Blalock
10. Brian De La Puente
11. Rob Sims
12. Will Montgomery
13. Lyle Sendlein
14. Scott Wells
15. Dominic Raiola
16. Jonathan Goodwin
18. Mike Pollak
19. Charlie Johnson
21. Dan Connolly
23. Samson Satele
26. J.D. Walton
27. Adam Snyder
28. Davin Joseph
29. Chad Rinehart

Interior Defensive Linemen

7. C.J. Mosley
12. Barry Cofield
13. Letroy Guion
15. B.J. Raji
16. Kevin Williams
17. Kenrick Ellis
18. Ahtyba Rubin
19. Red Bryant
21. Jarvis Jenkins
23. Alex Carrington
25. Pat Sims
26. Tommy Kelly
27. Mike Patterson
31. Leger Douzable
34. Kevin Vickerson
36. Demarcus Dobbs
38. Andre Fluellen
39. Fili Moala
40. Nick Hayden
41. Stephen Bowen

Inside Linebackers

1. Brandon Spikes
3. Mason Foster
4. Rolando McClain
5. Nate Irving
10. Jamari Lattimore
11. Joe Mays
13. Colin McCarthy
15. Dane Fletcher
16. Darryl Sharpton
18. Desmond Bishop


11. Patrick Robinson
14. Rashean Mathis
16. Alan Ball
18. Terence Newman
19. Charles Tillman
20. Tarell Brown
25. Sterling Moore
26. Bradley Fletcher
27. Kyle Wilson
28. Josh Wilson
29. Robert McClain
33. Ike Taylor
34. Brandon Harris
35. Carlos Rogers
37. Antoine Cason
38. E.J. Biggers


5. Louis Delmas
7. Stevie Brown
8. Dawan Landry
13. Dashon Goldson
15. Dwight Lowery
16. Bernard Pollard
17. Danieal Manning
19. George Wilson
20. LaRon Landry
22. Brandon Meriweather
26. Usama Young
27. Jeromy Miles
28. C.J. Spillman
29. Quintin Demps
31. Thomas DeCoud
32. Taylor Mays

Do any of these free agents do anything for you?

And FYI, the Bears should have right around $9 million to play with still.