Bears, Jets interested in veteran tackle Morgan Moses
Morgan Moses (76) Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Morgan Moses is a busy man. On Wednesday, the former Washington tackle will meet with the Bears, as ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter tweets. Meanwhile, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport (Twitter link) hears that he also visited the Jets last week. 

There could be even more visits on the docket for Moses, who stands as one of the best offensive lineman left on the market. Washington gave Moses permission to seek trades earlier this month, but there were no takers. Ultimately, the team released him to save $7.74M against the 2021 salary cap.

Moses was re-upped by Washington in 2017 and went six straight seasons without missing a game. He’s durable but not a world-beater, so Washington revamped its tackle group by drafting Samuel Cosmi in the second round and signing longtime Bears left tackle Charles Leno.

For what it’s worth, Pro Football Focus graded Moses as a top-20 tackle last season. Prior to that, the advanced metrics framed him as a middle-of-the-road tackle from 2017 through 2019.

The Jets are set at left tackle with second-year pro Mekhi Becton, but their right tackle spot is still up in the air. For now, George Fant and Chuma Edoga stand as their top RT options. Meanwhile, the Bears could slot Moses ahead of Germain Ifedi on the right side with second-round rookie Teven Jenkins on the left.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.

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