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The Chicago Bears 2017 Roster Predictions on Bearsgab

By Bryan Dietzler

Ahead of final cuts, which are coming down on Saturday, September 2nd, I am going to do what other so many other Chicago Bears writers are doing and guess who is going to make the active roster.

So please, I urge you to feel free to discuss any of my choices. I love talking about the Bears.

I will make it simple but provide no explanation as to why I made my choices, yet. Let’s see how I do when the dust settles this weekend and compare what I have to what the final cuts show us.



Quarterback: Starter: Mike Glennon; 2nd String Mark Sanchez; 3rd String: Mitchell Trubisky

Running back: Starter: Jordan Howard; 2nd String Tarik Cohen; 3rd String Jeremy Langford;

Fullback: Starter: Michael Burton

Wide Receiver: Starter (1): Markus Wheaton; Starter 2: Kevin White; Slot: Victor Cruz; 2nd String: Kendall Wright; 3rd String: Joshua Bellamy; 4th String: Tanner Gentry

Tight end: Starter: Dion Sims; 2nd String: Zach Miller: 3rd String: Adam Shaheen

Right Tackle: Starter: Bobby Massie; 2nd String: Tom Compton

Right Guard: Starter: Josh Sitton; 2nd String: William Poehls;

Center: Starter: Cody Whitehair; 2nd String: Hroniss Grasu

Left Guard: Starter: Kyle Long; 2nd String: Jordan Morgan

Left Tackle: Starter: Charles Leno, Jr.; 2nd String: Bradley Sowell



Left Defensive End: Starter Akiem Hicks: 2nd String: Jaye Howard

Nose Tackle: Starter: Eddie Goldman; 2nd String: John Jenkins

Right Defensive End: Starter: Jonathan Bullard; 2nd String: Roy Robertson-Harris

Left Outside Linebacker: Starter: Leonard Floyd; 2nd String: Lamarr Houston

Left Inside Linebacker: Starter: Jerrell Freeman; 2nd String: Christian Jones;

Right Inside Linebacker: Starter: Danny Trevathan; 2nd String: Nick Kwiatkoski;

Right Outside Linebacker: Starter: Willie Young; 2nd String: Sam Acho;

Free Safety: Starter: Eddie Jackson; 2nd String: Adrian Amos;

Strong Safety: Starter: Quintin Demps: 2nd String: Harold Jones-Quartey

Left Cornerback: Starter: Kyle Fuller; 2nd String: Prince Amukamara; 3rd String: Sherrick McMannis

Right Cornerback: Starter: Marcus Cooper Sr.; 2nd String: Cre’Von LeBlanc 3rd String: Bryce Callahan

Nickel Corner: Starter: Cre’Von LeBlanc; 2nd String: Bryce Callahan


Note: Pernell McPhee starts the season on the PUP list.

Note: Prince Amukamara starts as soon as his ankle is healthy and takes over for Kyle Fuller.


Special Teams

Punter: Starter: Pat O’Donnell

Kicker: Starter: Connor Barth

Punt Returns: Starter: Eddie Jackson: 2nd String: Cre’Von LeBlanc 3rd String: Bryce Callahan

Kick Returns: Starter: Tariq Cohen; 2nd String: Joshua Bellamy

Long Snapper: Starter: Jeff Overbaugh; 2nd String: Bradley Sowell

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