NFL Network reporter Tiffany Blackmon says that former Kansas City defensive tackle Dontari Poe will be visiting with the Jaguars along with former Raider Latavius Murray:
— Tiffany Blackmon (@tiffblackmon) March 12, 2017
Last year they out bid the world to sign the top defensive lineman on the market, Malik Jackson. They finished last in the AFC South at 3-13.
The report reminded me that the Bears haven’t yet addressed a very under rated need this offseason. Whenever nose tackle Eddie Goldman was lost to injury, the Bears were lost for a replacement. Will Sutton did his best to hold down the fort but he’s a weakness in the middle that could be, and was, exploited.
Poe, of course, was never going to sign with the Bears. He’ll be far too expensive to sign and put in as a rotational player. But there’s little doubt that the Bears could use some depth in the middle of their defensive line and a decent player should be available for the signing as the league enters the latter part of free agency.