Hindsight’s 20-20, especially if you’re a Chicago Fire fan. The club has a rich tradition of letting players go, who go on to have success elsewhere. We looked at six recent departures, to see if the Fire–or the player–ended up ahead in the end: CJ Sapong The Fire let Sapong walk after the 2020 season, replacing him with a much…

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Chicago Fire beat writer and podcast host for CHGO. Youth soccer coach. Exhausted dad. Former TV news reporter. Taco enthusiast. Follow me on Twitter @patrickmccraney.