Free Agency 2016

Danny Trevathan Signs A Deal With The Chicago Bears

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It is being reported that the Chicago Bears and free agent linebacker Danny Trevathan have come to an agreement, and the former Denver Broncos linebacker will be reunited with his former head coach, John Fox.

The former sixth-round pick has turned himself into a very good three-down linebacker and should be the next leader in the middle of the Chicago defense.

He’s not a Brian Urlacher type of talent, but he will add stability to a defense that struggled mightily.

Trevathan is an excellent defender in coverage and can hold up well against the run.  He was a majorly underrated part of one of the greatest defenses ever in Denver last season.

The Broncos look like a team that’s poised to go from first to worst, as they’ve lost defensive end Malik Jackson, quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler, guard Louis Vasquez, tight end Owen Daniels and now Trevathan.

 


About Charlie Bernstein

Charlie Bernstein

Charlie Bernstein is the managing football editor for Football Insiders and has covered the NFL for over a decade.  Charlie has hosted drive time radio for NBC and ESPN affiliates in different markets around the country, along with being an NFL correspondent for ESPN Radio and WFAN.  He has been featured on the NFL Network as well as Sirius/XM NFL Radio and has been published on Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, ESPN as well as numerous other publications.