NFL.com Names 4 Trade Destinations For Roquan Smith

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Chicago Bears linebacker Rocan Smith officially began Tuesday morning by requesting a trade out of the Windy City.

"Unfortunately, the new front office arrangement doesn't give me importance here.

He has refused to negotiate in good faith, every step of this journey being 'take it or leave it'.

The deal sent to me is one that would be bad for me, and for the entire LB market if I signed it," Smith wrote.

"I've been trying to do something that's appropriate since April,

But their focus has been on trying to take advantage of me.

"I've wanted to be a Bear for my entire career, help this team get a Super Bowl back in our city.

However, they have left me no choice but to request a trade that allows me to play for an organization that truly values ​​what I bring to the table."

Shortly after Smith's trade request was made public, Eric Adhanom of NFL.com listed four possible landing spots for the Georgia product.

Adhanom believes the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers could be trade candidates for Smith.

Last season, Smith made 163 combined tackles, three sacks and one interception.

Smith, 25, has been named an All-Pro in back-to-back seasons.

With only one year left on his contract, he wants a long-term extension.

If Chicago's front office calls Field Smith, there should be a number of teams that are interested in getting a star linebacker who is just entering his prime.