20 best remaining free agents the Bears should target after NFL draft

The 2023 NFL draft is in the books, and the Chicago Bears have welcomed 10 new rookies to the roster.

Now, the third wave of free agency is underway, where general manager Ryan Poles has an opportunity to address some positions that still need attention following the draft, including edge rusher and adding depth at safety, offensive line, defensive line, tight end and cornerback.

Also, beginning Monday at 3 p.m. CT, all free agent signings will no longer count against the compensatory formula, which means we could start seeing some teams making moves.

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Here’s a look at some of the best available free agents the Bears could target in this third wave of free agency:

EDGE Leonard Floyd

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EDGE Yannick Ngakoue

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EDGE Frank Clark

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EDGE Jadeveon Clowney

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EDGE Justin Houston

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EDGE Trey Flowers

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S DeAndre Houston-Carson

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S Adrian Amos

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S Marcus Allen

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S LaMarcus Joyner

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DL Poona Ford

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DL Matthew Ioannidis

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OG Dalton Risner

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OT Isaiah Wynn

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OT Cameron Fleming

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TE Cameron Brate

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TE Dan Arnold

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CB Shaquill Griffin

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CB Rock Ya-Sin

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CB Casey Hayward

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