Here’s how much the Bears are spending on each position in 2021

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The Chicago Bears have made some intriguing moves this offseason through free agency and the NFL draft. While their roster looks mostly set, there’s still some room to make a late addition in free agency. They still have roughly $5.5 million available in salary cap space for 2021.

The Bears have allocated the most money to linebackers, wide receivers in tight ends in the entire NFL. Chicago is paying linebackers $46.57 million (2nd most in NFL). On the flip side, the Bears are spending the third least amount of money on the secondary, for which they’re allocating $20.95 million in 2021.

Let’s take a look at how the salary cap breaks down for the Bears in 2021 by position, according to Spotrac.

Quarterbacks

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Nick Foles

$6.66M

3.51%

Andy Dalton

$5M

2.63%

Justin Fields

$3.43M

1.80%

Total cap hit: $15,097,931 % of cap: the 7.94% NFL rank: 13

Running backs

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Tarik Cohen

$3.25M

1.71%

Damien Williams

$1.12M

0.59%

David Montgomery

$1.11M

0.58%

Ryan Nall

$850K

0.45%

Artavis Pierce

$780K

0.41%

Khalil Herbert

$692K

0.36%

C.J. Marable

$661K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $8,470,254 % of cap: 4.45% NFL rank: 17

Wide receivers

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Allen Robinson

$17.98M

9.46%

Anthony Miller

$1.70M

0.90%

Riley Ridley

$1.02M

0.54%

Marquise Goodwin

$987K

0.52%

Damiere Byrd

$987K

0.52%

Javon Wims

$943K

0.50%

Darnell Mooney

$850K

0.45%

Rodney Adams

$780K

0.41%

Chris Lacy

$780K

0.41%

Dazz Newsome

$692K

0.36%

Khalil McClain

$661K

0.35%

Thomas Ives

$660K

0.35%

Jester Weah

$660K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $28,707,267 % of cap: 15.51% NFL rank: 6

Tight ends

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Jimmy Graham

$10M

5.26%

Cole Kmet

$1.72M

0.91%

J.P. Holtz

$850K

0.45%

Jesper Horsted

$780K

0.41%

Scooter Harrington

$660K

0.35%

Jake Butt

-

-

Total cap hit: $14,012,555 % of cap: 6.96% NFL rank: 6

Offensive line

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Cody Whitehair

$5.19M

2.73%

James Daniels

$2.96M

1.56%

Germain Ifedi

$2.75M

1.45%

Teven Jenkins

$1.52M

0.80%

Elijah Wilkinson

$987K

0.52%

Alex Bars

$850K

0.45%

Adam Redmond

$850K

0.45%

Arlington Hambright

$804K

0.42%

Sam Mustipher

$780K

0.41%

Lachavious Simmons

$780K

0.41%

Larry Borom

$743K

0.39%

Dareuan Parker

$661K

0.35%

Tyrone Wheatley Jr.

$660K

0.35%

Badara Traore

$660K

0.35%

Dieter Eiselen

$660K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $20,870,943 % of cap: 10.98% NFL rank: 29

Defensive line

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Akiem Hicks

$12M

6.31%

Eddie Goldman

$7.8M

4.10%

Bilal Nichols

$2.25M

1.19%

Angelo Blackson

$2M

1.05%

Mario Edwards

$1.71M

0.90%

Khyiris Tonga

$680K

0.36%

Charles Snowden

$665K

0.35%

Sam Kamara

$662K

0.35%

Daniel Archibong

$661K

0.35%

LaCale London

$660K

0.35%

Mike Pennel

-

-

Total cap hit: $29,101,802 % of cap: 16.55% NFL rank: 18

Linebackers

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Robert Quinn

$14.7M

7.73%

Khalil Mack

$14.64M

7.70%

Roquan Smith

$6.04M

3.18%

Danny Trevathan

$5.02M

2.64%

Jeremiah Attaochu

$1.65M

0.87%

Joel Iyiegbuniwe

$1.08M

0.57%

Christian Jones

$987K

0.52%

Austin Calitro

$920K

0.48%

Trevis Gipson

$861K

0.45%

James Vaughters

$850K

0.45%

Josh Woods

$850K

0.45%

Caleb Johnson

$662K

0.35%

Ledarius Mack

$660K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $48,950,577 % of cap: 24.50% NFL rank: 2

Secondary

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Eddie Jackson

$5.08M

2.67%

Tashaun Gipson

$1.8M

0.95%

Jaylon Johnson

$1.47M

0.77%

Desmond Trufant

$1.07M

0.57%

Deon Bush

$990K

0.52%

DeAndre Houston-Carson

$987K

0.52%

Jordan Lucas

$940K

0.49%

Marqui Christian

$885K

0.47%

Duke Shelley

$881K

0.46%

Xavier Crawford

$881K

0.46%

Kindle Vildor

$857K

0.45%

Artie Burns

$850K

0.45%

Jalen Tabor

$850K

0.45%

Tre Roberson

$722K

0.38%

Thomas Graham Jr.

$692K

0.36%

Dionte Ruffin

$660K

0.35%

Rojesterman Farris

$660K

0.35%

Michael Joseph

$660K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $20,951,119 % of cap: 11.02% NFL rank: 30

Specialists

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PLAYER

CAP DOLLARS

% OF CAP

Cairo Santos

$1.57M

0.83%

Pat O'Donnell

$1.07M

0.57%

Patrick Scales

$987K

0.52%

Brian Johnson

$660K

0.35%

Total cap hit: $4,297,500 % of cap: 2.26% NFL rank: 26

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