Bears free agency primer 2020: Which players could leave

Breaking down the 20 Bears who will hit the open market:

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Here are the 20 Bears available this offseason, either as unrestricted free agents, restricted free agents or exclusive-rights free agents. The Bears have the right of first refusal on restricted free agents, and exclusive-rights free agents can’t negotiate with other teams.

Included is each player’s 2019 salary-cap hit, according to All players are unrestricted free agents unless noted:


QB: Chase Daniel ($6M)

TE: ERFA J.P. Holtz ($465,888), Bradley Sowell ($597,058)

OL: RFA Rashaad Coward ($645,000), Ted Larsen ($735,000), Cornelius Lucas ($655,000), TJ Clemmings ($408,000)


DL: Nick Williams ($735,000), Brent Urban ($473,529)

ILB: Nick Kwiatkoski ($2.17M), Kevin Pierre-Louis ($645,000)

OLB: Aaron Lynch ($1.5M), RFA Isaiah Irving ($645,000)

CB: Sherrick McManis ($1.91M)

S: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix ($3.25M), RFA DeAndre Houston-Carson ($770,000), Deon Bush ($851,556)


LS: Patrick Scales ($810,000)

Cut last month

CB Prince Amukamara ($9.5M), WR Taylor Gabriel ($6.5M)

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