(Potential) Free Agent Spotlight: Daron Payne, DL, Washington

| February 27th, 2023

Team Need Score: 10/10. There is no bigger need for the 2023 Chicago Bears than along the defensive line. They were pushed around weekly in the interior and displayed no pass rush on the outside.

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PFF Contract Projection: “Four years, $80 million ($20M per year), $55 million total guaranteed.”

Analysis: “The cost may be high, but losing defensive tackle Daron Payne is something the Washington Commanders can’t afford.” Read the entire piece HERE.

[Note: Rumors out of D.C. are that the Commanders will tag Payne, making him only available to the Bears via trade.]