The group labored out free-agent kicker Nick Folks on Friday, in accordance with NFL Community.
The #Bears start work to enhance their kicking scenario, understanding FA Ok Nick Folks right now, supply mentioned. Cody Parkey is on skinny ice, after all.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 25, 2019
This comes after Bears present kicker Cody Parkey had an up-and-down yr, capped off by lacking a game-winning discipline objective within the playoffs at house in opposition to the Eagles.
Throughout the common season, Parkey transformed 76.7 p.c of his discipline objective makes an attempt, rating 28th out of 30 certified kickers.
Parkey, who missed 4 kicks in a November sport in opposition to the Lions and 11 whole in 2018, signed a four-year, $15 million deal final spring to be the Bears’ kicker of the long run.
Folks, 34, has a profession field-goal share of 80.3 and has made 98.eight p.c of his further factors. He has performed for the Cowboys, Jets and Buccaneers throughout his 11-year NFL profession.