Skrine played 28 of 32 games for the Bears over the last two years.
Former Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman has found a new landing spot. Roughly two months after Herman was laid off from Texas (Jan. he’s decided to make the transition to the NFL and is expected to join the Chicago Bears in a support staff role.
Smith's big salary cap number led to his release and there will be teams looking to add a 36-year-old backup with a winning history at a bargain rate. There will be some who consider him a starter or at least a competitor for a starting job, and one of those would be the Bears if they sign him. The logical reason for Smith being linked to the Bears is his long tie with coach Matt Nagy.