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Chicago Bears Free Agency: Saturday, March 20 News and Rumor Tracker

Akiem Hicks is staying (for now), the Bears met with a pass rusher, and there’s some Nick Foles trade buzz!

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There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the Chicago Bears during free agency, but so far they’ve only signed three players and they’ve only had three free agents signed away. We’ve had some trade speculation that has generated a lot of interest, but as far as reworking the roster, Ryan Pace has been deliberately taking his time and letting the market settle.

We’ll keep tabs on the news and rumors all day long, so keep refreshing the page so you never miss a thing.

News and Rumor Tracker

  • It looks like the Bears will now keep Akiem Hicks. (link)
  • The Bears have met with outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu. (link)
  • Nick Foles to the Broncos continues to have some buzz. (link)
  • The Kyle Fuller release became official today and he immediately signed with Denver. (link)
  • Wide out Kenny Golladay is signing a big deal with the Giants, 4 years, $72M, with a max of $76M, and $40M guaranteed. (link)
  • The Eagles have been mentioned as a team that could trade for Bears QB Nick Foles. (link) Apparently his roster bonus was paid yesterday. (link)
  • Per multiple reports, the New York Giants are the leader in the Kenny Golladay sweepstakes, but the Bears are still being considered.
  • If you missed anything from Friday’s tracker you can catch up right here.

Brand New Bears

Andy Dalton, QB (details here)

Angelo Blackson, DL (signed to a 2-year deal)

Desmond Trufant, CB (signed a 1-year deal)

Bears 2021 Free Agents

Allen Robinson, WR - Franchise tagged (A-Rob signed the tag)

Germain Ifedi, OL - Re-signed (details here)

Mario Edwards Jr., DL - Re-signed (link)

Cairo Santos, K - Re-signed (link)

Patrick O’Donnell, P - Re-signed (link)

Deon Bush, S - Re-signed (Our story here)

Patrick Scales, LS - Re-signed (The specialists all return)

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR

Dwayne Harris, WR

DeAndre Carter, WR

Demetrius Harris, TE

Jason Spriggs, T

Rashaad Coward, OL - It was reported the Bears were not bringing Coward back.

Daniel McCullers, DL

John Jenkins, NT

Sherrick McManis, DB

Tashaun Gipson, S

Artie Burns, CB

DeAndre Houston-Carson, S

Michael Joseph, CB

Barkevious Mingo, OLB

Eddy Pineiro, K

Former Bears

Roy Robertson-Harris, DL - Signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars. (our story here)

Mitchell Trubisky, QB - Signed a 1-year, $2.5M deal With the Buffalo Bills. (link)

Brent Urban, DL - Signing with the Dallas Cowboys (link)

Kyle Fuller, CB - His release is official, and the Denver Broncos signed him. (link)

Check Lester out on Turtle’s Take from last night! His segment starts around the 30 minute mark!