Free Agent Analysis

<!--Default NodeId For Kevin Dogins is 292202,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:292202]>Kevin Dogins</A> entered his sixth season in the league having started just nine games, but due to injury the veteran started in eight of the <!--Default NodeId For Chicago is 115,2005--><A HREF=http://bears.TheInsiders.com>Bears</A> last nine games.

Although, Dogins can start in an emergency situation he's bettered suited as a backup. He's is a versatile lineman that can play center or either guard position, which makes him more valuable to any team. Dogins is an unrestricted free agent and considering the number of injuries the team went through in 2002 Dogins is a great insurance policy.

GM Jerry Angelo is familiar with Dogins as he signed him as a free agent from Tampa Bay. Angelo has shown a propensity to keep players that he has a history with.

Chris Villarrial is a year away from free agency, Rex Tucker is coming back from a severe leg injury and there is a lot of inexperience behind them at guard meaning Dogins is a safe bet to be part of the 2003 team.

Likelihood of Dogins return: 60-40 in favor.


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