Category: NFL Draft

Chicago Bears Mock Draft 1.0: Predicting the First Three Rounds

Way back in November, I wrote what I called a “way too early” draft article, which focused on the Bears needing a left tackle and a wide receiver. Since then, a lot has changed. Although the Bears needs haven’t changed, they have a different lens from which they are being watched; that lens being new... Read more »

A Way Too Soon Look at 2018 Chicago Bears Draft Picks

It figures, right? The year after the Bears go out and make a move to draft their franchise QB just happens to be a banner year for QBs coming out of college. One GM that won’t be taking a QB in the first round is Ryan Pace, who has pitted his legacy on the right... Read more »

Bears Fans Left Cold After Feeling This Draft

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace did the impossible. He made something that is already a gamble into much more of a risk by trading three draft picks to move up one spot in order to take Mitchell Trubisky with the second overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Oh but he didn’t stop there. Throughout... Read more »

Bears 1st Round Draft Analysis: Fox OutPaced, Pace Outfoxed

Disclaimer: I was not a fan of the pick or the trade. But more on that in a bit. The real story, to me, is that with the decision to move up to the second position in the draft and taking QB Mitchell Trubisky, Ryan Pace both flexed his muscles over head coach John Fox... Read more »

Bob's Final Mock Draft v5.0: Predicting the Bears First Four Rounds

This will be the fifth, and final, mock draft I will do and it keeps getting harder and more complicated. The Bears may feel they have their QB for now and of the future in Mike Glennon, but I’m not sold. I’m still thinking the Bears absolutely need to draft a QB, but not with... Read more »

Bears Signing of Mike Glennon Shouldn't Stop Ryan Pace from Drafting a QB

The various reports are so consistent that it is almost a certainty that former Tampa Bay Bucs QB Mike Glennon will sign a contract with the Bears today, expected to be three years at $14.5 million per season over three years. They reportedly have a deal in place, and are just waiting for the official... Read more »

Analyzing Bears QB Plan with Garoppalo off the Market

I used to think the only sure things in life were death and taxes. But then ESPN’s Adam Schefter came along. If there’s one thing a sports fan can count on in life, it’s the veracity of his reporting. That’s why it’s big news that the man is saying that the Patriots will not be... Read more »

Bob's Mock Draft 4.0: Predicting the Bears First Four Rounds

Like my previous three mocks, I am predicating these picks based on the premise that Chicago is not going to trade for a young QB, such as AJ McCarron or the oft-rumored Jimmy Garappolo. If they do, then obviously it would affect the draft in many ways, both in terms of potential lost draft selections... Read more »

Bob's Mock Draft 3.0: Predicting the Bears First Four Rounds

Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks, but we’re talking football here. Why? Because it’s a Bears town and these Bears have what may be their most important draft in quite some time. In my first mock, I had the Beloved taking a QB with their first pick, and in the second mock... Read more »

A Chicago Bears Post Senior Bowl Three Round Mock Draft

  Bears head coach John Fox and what’s left of his staff got a close look at some of the prospects during this past weekend’s Senior Bowl. There wasn’t a quarterback of the future to be had in the game but there were plenty of defensive backs who can help. How do things shake out... Read more »
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