Chicago Bears: 5 Players who could have a big season

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While the expectations are low for the Chicago Bears, there are some players who could have a big year. Here are five of them.

The expectations for the Chicago Bears are low. Not many people expect them to win many games. This is Year 1 of the rebuild.

New general manager Ryan Poles inherited a disaster and had to make moves that may not have done much to give Chicago a big 2022, but nonetheless freed up salary cap space to add flexibility.

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Chicago Bears could still make big moves in 2022

The Bears now have just over $22 million in cap space this year. If Poles wants or needs to make a move for an available free agent to help the team he can still do that. Additionally, he has over $99.6 million in cap space available in 2023.

That is the highest in the league. Poles can really make a dent in the free agency market next offseason.

For the time being, however, Poles and the Bears have a lot of players who haven’t accomplished much in the league. They will play hard to show they belong. Most of them are still young and very hungry to prove themselves. Their talent might not be up to par, though.

That’s not to say that there won’t be anything to cheer for in 2022. There are a few players who could have a big year and cause the fans to cheer. They could add to the hope for the future.

Here are five players who could have a big season. They’ll make big plays and give the fans more of a reason to believe the Chicago Bears are on the right path to resurgence.