All-Pro linebacker Roquan Smith has requested a trade from the Chicago Bears, according to NFL Network

In a long letter to the city of Chicago and Bears fans,

To the city of Chicago and all the Bears Fans worldwide

I'm a kid from Macon County, Georgia. When you grow up playing football, you dream of making it to the NFL one day.

I dreamed of playing like Wilber Marshall, Singletary, Briggs, Urlacher, Butkus!

I dreamed of playing like Wilber Marshall, Singletary, Briggs, Urlacher, Butkus!

Unfortunately, the new front office regime doesn't value me here.

I wanted to be a Bear for my entire career, help this team bring a super bowl back to our city.