According to Schefter, Bennett wants a new contract in Chicago or elsewhere.
Bennett signed with Chicago in 2013 for four years and $20.4 million. He will make $4.9 million in 2015.
Bennett skipped the Bears' voluntary mini-camp Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
"They miss some mental time, they miss the on-the-field work," Fox said. "We have a next-man-up approach here so guys get opportunities. When one door closes, another door opens."
- Alex Putterman