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Have the Bears improved in free agency?

We take a look at our first FanPulse results of the off season to see if you guys think the Bears got better in free agency, and to check our confidence level in the team’s direction.

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Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse — a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the offseason, we send 32 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Bears fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.

There are sure to be a few more moves made in free agency for the Chicago Bears, but for now, SB Nation’s FanPulse asked us if our team got better or worse in free agency.

Here’s a quick recap of who the Bears added or retained.

RB - Mike Davis

WR/KR/RB - Cordarelle Patterson

WR/KR - Marvin Hall

OL - Ted Larsen

TE - Ben Braunecker

QB - Tyler Bray

S - Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

NB - Buster Skrine

DL - Nick Williams

P - Patrick O’Donnell

And here’s a list of who they lost in free agency.

OL - Eric Kush

OL - Bryan Witzmann

WR - Josh Bellamy

WR - Kevin White

TE - Daniel Brown

S - Adrian Amos

NB - Bryce Callahan

Looking over those two lists, do you think the Bears got better or worse in free agency?

The FanPulse voters had it 81% to the approved side of things, but you guys give us your vote here too.


Did the Bears get better or worse in free agency?

This poll is closed

  • 70%
    (1768 votes)
  • 29%
    (739 votes)
2507 votes total Vote Now

Before moving on to the confidence results, let’s check in on fans of the other NFC North teams to see how their FanPulse results were in the “better or worse free agency” poll.

Green Bay Packers: 95% better

Minnesota Vikings: 58% worse

Detroit Lions: 100% better

When it comes to the confidence level of Bears’ fans, we’re definitely ready for 2019 to get started. We’re tied with fans of the Los Angeles Rams (Turf Show Times) for a FanPulse leading, 98% approval rating.

For a little perspective, we ended last year at a 97% approval rating, so we’re still riding the high of Chicago’s first playoff appearance since 2010.

Anything stand out to you about these results this week?

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