Roquan Smith Makes Decision On Future With Bears: Fans React

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After intense negotiations with the Chicago Bears Brass, which led to linebacker Rokan Smith requesting a trade,

The 25-year-old was back at practice this weekend.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, "Bears star LB Rokwan Smith, who emotionally returned to practice for the first time.

And the intensive contract position, now planning to fulfill its contract, I'm told. His deal runs till 2022.

It will be completed moving forward."

Fans reacted to the news of the ban on social media.

"He's gonna pull Alan Robinson?" A user asked.

"That's cool," tweeted the head of the barstool.

"This is really good news for those of us who want Rokan to end up in New England," said another.

"The Pats don't have assets to do business with, but money to spend in 2023."

"We cook oil now!!"

"Roquan Smith, in his first remarks today," Rapoport followed up.

"'It's my last year of my deal, and I'll take it, run with it, bet on myself like I've always done.

The conversation is over now.

It's more so I'm focused on the season, going out there, being the best bear I can be...'"

Smith is coming off a season in which he recorded a career-high 163 tackles, three sacks and one interception.