Bears LB Roquan Smith requests trade out of Chicago

Roquan Smith's desire for a lucrative contract extension has yet to be addressed, and his camp's patience is running thin. The linebacker has formally requested a trade, according to a statement released on Tuesday.

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Report: Roquan Smith requests trade

The Bears linebacker has not participated in the practice portion of training camp this summer.

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Bears LB Roquan Smith requests trade

Star linebacker Roquan Smith has formally requested a trade from the Bears, according to Ian Rapoport.

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Roquan Smith requests trade from Bears: Ravens, Broncos among top potential landing spots for All-Pro

Here's a look at some of the top landing spots for Roquan Smith

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Roquan Smith Trade Request Becomes First Stain On Bears' New Regime

Although the Bears and Roquan Smith may still get a deal done, the statements from Smith's camp place a stain on the new regime's record.

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Roquan Smith’s trade request is bad look for Bears GM Ryan Poles

Roquan Smith requesting a trade is a bad look for Bears GM Ryan Poles. But you know what would be worse? Actually trading Smith.

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Ryan Poles plays hardball early in GM career with Roquan Smith

Former Chiefs exec Ryan Poles is playing hardball early in his tenure as the Chicago Bears general manager, as illustrated by Roquan Smith. Shortly after w...

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Roquan Smith requests trade: Bears 'trying to take advantage of me'

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith has requested a trade after failing to come to terms on a new contract extension.Smith said the team's new leadership "doesn't value me" and "has been trying to take advantage of me" since talks began in April. He added that forcing an exit "is deeply painful" as he wanted to play in Chicago for his entire career. #Bears All-Pro LB Roquan Smith has requested a trade. pic.twitter.com/x4vmOMhROt— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 9, 2022 The Bears, who hired general manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus this offseason, offered Smith a backloaded contract that wouldn't have made him the highest-paid linebacker in salary, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.The proposed deal also reportedly contained de-escalators that no non-quarterback earning $15-million-plus annually has in their contract.Indianapolis Colts star Shaquille Leonard currently tops the linebacker market at $19.7 million per year.Smith, who's in the final year of his rookie contract, is one of the rebuilding Bears' few franchise cornerstones after earning back-to-back All-Pro second-team nominations over the past two seasons.The linebacker is currently on the physically unable to perform list. He was reportedly planning to report to training camp but not participate in any practices. The 25-year-old has racked up 524 total tackles, 14 sacks, and five interceptions since the NFC North club selected him at No. 8 in 2018. He produced a career-high 163 tackles last season.

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Bears All-Pro Linebacker Roquan Smith Requests Trade | SportsTalk 790

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith has requested a trade.

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