Bears offseason graded by Bleacher Report – Chicago Bears News

Bears offseason graded by Bleacher Report – Chicago Bears News

Bleacher Report has weighed in on how the Chicago Bears have done this offseason and it does not look good.

Gary Davenport broke down the good, the bad and the bottom line for every organization and gave Chicago just a “D” for their offseason.

Here’s his take on the good news:

If you were hoping to see quarterbacks here, you’re going to be disappointed.

Otherwise, the Bears did upgrade their leaky secondary without having to splurge. Prince Amukamara and Marcus Cooper are a pair of capable veteran cornerbacks, and Quintin Demps is an experienced strong safety coming off one of the better seasons of his career.

They weren’t “splash” signings, but the trio should go a long way toward bolstering a secondary that finished second-to-last in the NFL with just eight interceptions last season.

It is not too surprising that Davenport did not go the quarterback route in his “good” section, but he did hit the nail on the head with Chicago’s additions of Amukamara, Cooper and Demps. The Bears secondary lacked any playmakers a year ago and should see marked improvement with those three on the field this season.

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Now, the bad news:

The Bears botched their quarterback situation.

While the three-year, $45 million contract they gave Mike Glennon wasn’t as bad as it first appeared, Chicago is on the hook for $18.5 million in 2017. That’s a lot for a guy who the team was ready to replace before he ever took to the practice field.

Then the Bears needlessly…

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