Posts tagged "NFL Draft"

A Bunch of Thoughts on the Bears Draft

A Bunch of Thoughts on the Bears Draft
Grading drafts the day after the draft is one of the most ludicrous things done by the sports media. It is nothing more than filler. Did the Chicago Bears have a good draft? Nobody knows. Not Mike Mayock. Not Mel Kiper. Not Pete Prisco. Nobody. Knows. Here’s what I do know. Emery attacked offensive line... Read more »

Friday Night Draft Open Thread

Friday Night Draft Open Thread
Kyle Long is in the books and slated to started at left guard against the Cincinnati Bengals in early September. (The entire DaBearsBlog team will be at both the Bears opener and the USMNT match against Mexico in Columbus a few days later.) Now we move on to the second and third rounds of the... Read more »

Opening Round Draft Thread & Tee Shirt Contest

Opening Round Draft Thread & Tee Shirt Contest
We’ve got four tee shirts remaining from our illustrious and well-selling 2012 collection. The shirt, which outsold our other shirts combined by a factor of 100, is seen both above and below. We’re giving all four of the remaining shirts away. All you have to do is guess the Bears first round selection below. If... Read more »
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Five Rules For Turning in a Successful Draft

Five Rules For Turning in a Successful Draft
These are hard rules. Unbreakable and unflappable. Rule #1 Don’t draft crazy. If a player was acting crazy in college, that will not improve once he is given the economic ability to literally do anything he wants. Rule #2 If a player was injured repeatedly in college he will not stop being injured repeatedly when... Read more »

Me, Myself & the NFL Draft

Me, Myself & the NFL Draft
I am asked, starting around…oh…October, who I’d like to see the Bears select in the first round of the coming NFL Draft. I not only don’t answer the question then  but I don’t answer the question now. The truth is this. Barring a few players here and there I’ve fallen in love with over the... Read more »

NFL Draft Expert Scott Wright Joins Me Thursday

NFL Draft Expert Scott Wright Joins Me Thursday
Many of you spend far more time than I analyzing the NFL Draft with countless mocks and prognostications. It’s never been my thing. It is very much the thing of Scott Wright, the founder and lead man of NFL Draft Countdown. I will be recording a podcast with Wright Thursday evening and the pod will... Read more »
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NFL Draft Final Day Open Thread

Will Jerry find a diamond in the rough?

Draft Rounds Two & Three: Bears Pick 62, 93

I think most of us expect the Bears to look defensive tackle in the second round and possibly “steal” wideout in the third. You know my preference. Live and die blockers tonight. new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'profile', rpp: 6, interval: 6000, width: 250, height: 300, theme: { shell: { background: '#333333', color: '#ffffff' },... Read more »

NFL Draft Round One Thread: Bears Pick 29th

I’ll be doing a rolling Twitter commentary here for the duration of the first round, followed by an analysis of the selection (if Jerry doesn’t pull a Jerry and trade out of the round altogether). new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'profile', rpp: 6, interval: 6000, width: 250, height: 300, theme: { shell: { background: '#333333',... Read more »
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