Bears DT Eddie Goldman Opting Out Of 2020 Season


Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Bears DT Eddie Goldman has informed the team he plans to opt out due to health concerns related to COVID-19.

Eddie Goldman

Mike Garafolo notes that Goldman was owed $4.75 million fully guaranteed for the 2020 season, which will now be pushed to 2021.

Goldman, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Bears back in 2015. He was entering the final year of his four-year, $5.686 million contract when he agreed to a four-year contract extension worth over $42 million that included $25 million guaranteed.

In 2019, Goldman appeared in 15 games for the Bears and recorded 29 tackles and a sack. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 35 interior defender out of 118 qualifying players.

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