What Charles Leno’s release means for the Bears offensive line
Just a couple of days after the conclusion of the 2021 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears had clarity at the offensive tackle position, choosing to part ways with former seventh-round pick Charles Leno.
The decision was made due to Leno’s salary cap hit along with the team’s confidence in second-round rookie Teven Jenkins, who figures to slide into that vacant left tackle role.
The reaction to Leno’s release was mixed, but most people weren’t a fan of it considering it leaves Chicago’s offensive tackle position vulnerable. Because while Leno had his faults, he was a decent enough left tackle, which…