2016 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Draft Lottery Edition

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Draft Lottery Edition
The NBA held their annual draft lottery on Tuesday evening. Below reflects the official draft order in the wake of the lottery – our first post-lottery mock draft. 1. Philadelphia – Brandon Ingram, F, Duke 2. LA Lakers – Ben Simmons, F, LSU 3. Boston (from BRK) – Henry Ellenson, PF, Marquette 4. Phoenix –... Read more »

Mike Trout Trade Rumors? Say What?

Mike Trout Trade Rumors? Say What?
Baseball is fun, and the season is long enough that crazy rumors begin in early May and have two months to ferment in the minds and on the blogs of fans until the deadline happens and everyone is either thrilled or depressed. Recently, there have been folks making the case that trading superstar and MVP... Read more »

2016 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Selections In Rounds 4-7

2016 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Selections In Rounds 4-7
The 2016 NFL Draft came to a close on Saturday afternoon, and the Chicago Bears were busy. On Thursday, the Bears traded and selected OLB Leonard Floyd in the first round. On Friday, the Bears traded back twice and selected OG Cody Whitehair in the second round. The Bears then selected Florida DL Jonathan Bullard... Read more »
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2016 NFL Draft: Bears Select Whitehair, Bullard

2016 NFL Draft: Bears Select Whitehair, Bullard
The Chicago Bears eventually made a couple draft picks on Friday night, but they consummated a couple trades before actually submitting a selection. Remember, the Bears traded away their own fourth round selection (#106) on Thursday to move up from #11 to #9 overall, where they selected OLB Leonard Floyd. Chicago originally owned the 41st... Read more »

2016 NFL Draft: UPDATED Round 2-3 Mock

2016 NFL Draft: UPDATED Round 2-3 Mock
In the wake of the picks made in the first round and the trades that happened, here’s a quick projection of the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft. ROUND TWO 32. Cleveland – Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State 33. Tennessee – Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State 34. Dallas – Myles Jack, LB, UCLA... Read more »

2016 NFL Draft: Round 1 Winners & Losers

2016 NFL Draft: Round 1 Winners & Losers
The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft was… interesting. From drugs to crop-topped dress shirts, there was a lot of intrigue and stupidity wrapped into four short hours. Jon Gruden made it three whole picks before blasting Mel Kiper, Jr. and I made it four picks before turning to the NFL Network for the... Read more »
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Bears Trade Up, Draft OLB Leonard Floyd

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In a surprising move on Thursday night, the Chicago Bears traded up in the draft (for the first time since 1996) to get in front of the New York Giants and select Leonard Floyd.

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 4-Round Cleveland-Philly Trade Edition

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 4-Round Cleveland-Philly Trade Edition
So last week we updated our mock draft after the Tennessee Titans traded out of the number one spot, receiving an incredible ransom from the Los Angeles Rams. Now, we need to update the mock again in the wake of the Cleveland Browns doing something smart(!!!), trading out of the second overall selection with the... Read more »

NFL Draft: Chicago Bears 1st Round Picks Since The 2007 Super Bowl

NFL Draft: Chicago Bears 1st Round Picks Since The 2007 Super Bowl
On February 4, 2007 – my birthday of all days – the Chicago Bears lost to the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLI. On April 28, 2016 – not my birthday – the Bears will have the 11th overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft, being held for the second consecutive year right here in... Read more »
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2016 NFL Mock Draft: New Number One Edition

2016 NFL Mock Draft: New Number One Edition
We are now less than two weeks away from the beginning of the 2016 NFL Draft, which is being held right here in Chicago. And the biggest possible move at any draft – a trade of the number one overall pick – has actually happened! #Titans receive: 2016 15th – 43, 45, 76; 2017 1st... Read more »