5 teams who could steal Mike Evans from Bucs in free agency

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mike Evans
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3. Chicago Bears

Next season, the Chicago Bears are going to have a ton of cap space to work with. Like this year, they're projected to have some of the most in all of football. Already, they brought in D.J. Moore to be their number one guy. But, next year, they have some interesting decisions to make.

Darnell Mooney and Chase Claypool are both in the final year of their contracts, and at this point, one might believe Chicago will only bring one of them back. Or, maybe neither of them get re-signed if the team goes out and signs a weapon like Evans.

If you gave Justin Fields both Moore and Evans on the outside, plus an already-strong rushing attack and an emerging tight end in Cole Kmet, he could make the leap into superstardom if he doesn't do so already in 2023. Fields loves throwing the deep ball, and there aren't many guys better than going up and getting those passes than Moore and Evans -- and they'd be featured on the same offense.

The Bears would have the necessary funds to get a deal done, but would they make the move to go away from both Mooney and Claypool?