CHICAGO (CBS) — Allen Robinson is expected to accept his franchise tag from the Bears – but he could still be traded or sign a long-term deal.
But Kyle Fuller is not getting a deal, at least from the Bears.READ MORE: COVID In Illinois: 2,765 New Cases, 28 Additional Deaths
The salary cap-strapped Bears are expected to release their No. 1 cornerback to create $11 million in cap space without a true replacement on the roster.
There is still a chance the Bears could trade Fuller, but that seems unlikely.READ MORE: Chicago Undercover Police Officer, Sergeant Honored For 'High Level Of Professionalism'
Vic Fangio’s Broncos are already rumored to be interested in Fuller.
Akiem Hicks’ future with the team is in doubt too.
The Bears reportedly have given him permission to seek a trade. The 31-year-old Hicks is set to earn $10.5 million in the final year of his contract.MORE NEWS: Naperville District 203 Among Suburban High Schools Dealing With Spikes In COVID-19
Also Thursday, following a disappointing four years with the Chicago Bears, it was announced that quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is heading to Buffalo after agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with the Bills.