Bears Select Dynamic Playmaking Players In NFL Draft

Since being hired, Phil Emery has made it clear that he wants to win championships by acquiring dynamic playmaking players. During the first two days of the draft, it looks he's done exactly what he said he would do -- acquire dynamic playmaking players.

Shea McClellin, DE, Boise State

McClellin was a three-year starter at Boise State, where he recorded 130 tackles, 33 tackles-for-loss, 20½  sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 49 career games. He registered 13½ tackles-for-loss and 9½ sacks as a junior in 2010 and 12 ½ tackles-for-loss and seven sacks as a senior in 2011.

Analysis: McClellin will be used in passing down packages as a pass rusher off the edge. He has a high motor and as one analysts has said, the perfect pain-in-the-ass trouble maker opposite of Julius Peppers.

Brandon Hardin, S, Oregon State

Hardin was a three-year contributor at Oregon State, where he registered 105 tackles, one interception, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 38 games. He started all 12 games at right cornerback in 2010, recording 63 tackles and three forced fumbles.

Analysis: At 6-2, 222, Hardin is a big safety, a hard hitter and a former cornerback . With the revolving door at safety, Hardin will compete for a job opposite of Chris Conte.

Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina

Jeffery, who entered the draft following his junior season, caught 183 passes for 3,042 yards and 23 touchdowns in 40 career games at South Carolina... Jeffery's 3,042 yards are a school-record and the second most in SEC history.

Analysis: Trading for Jay Cutler was the single most important transaction in franchise history. Since the trade, the Bears have failed to build a roster around Cutler. With Brandon Marshall and Jeffery, Cutler now has two "go up and get'em" receivers.


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