Tag: 2016 NFL Draft

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie CB Kevin Peterson

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie CB Kevin Peterson
The first thing Kevin Peterson told Bears’ defensive backs coach Ed Donatell when they officially signed him Saturday night was that they are getting a whole new animal. The Oklahoma State cornerback went undrafted which was disappointing for him, but he’s ready to prove himself with the Bears. Sitting in his parent’s home in Wagoner,... Read more »

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen to the show in the attached link here, Unnecessary Roughness Episode 1 or head to archive.org. Episode 1 Summary: On this episode, Jake Perper and Eli Hershkovich dive into all nine of the Bears’ draft picks, as well as some of the undrafted free-agent signings.... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie OL Dan Buchholz

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie OL Dan Buchholz
Just five minutes after the final round of the NFL Draft ended on Saturday night, Duquesne offensive lineman Dan Buchholz got the call he had been waiting for quite some time. College scouting director Bobby Macedo informed Buchholz that he was going to a member of the Chicago Bears. He recalled that the whole day... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie LB Roy Robertson-Harris

Exclusive Interview: Getting to know Bears' undrafted rookie LB Roy Robertson-Harris
Ever since Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs left the Bears, the defense in Chicago hasn’t acted like Monsters of the Midway, but things are looking up in 2016. Priority undrafted free agent UTEP’s Roy Robertson-Harris and No. 9 overall pick Georgia’s Leonard Floyd are two big outside backers standing at 6’6”. Playing with Floyd is... Read more »

Veteran QB Brian Hoyer joins Bears along with slew of undrafted rookies

Veteran QB Brian Hoyer joins Bears along with slew of undrafted rookies
The Bears had a very busy Saturday with the selection of six players between the fourth to seventh round. Following the end of the draft process, the team didn’t stop working. They added a veteran quarterback in Brian Hoyer and a chunk of undrafted free agents. First with Hoyer, the 30-year-old Michigan State product was... Read more »

The Bears go with a slot receiver in seventh round with Daniel Braverman

The Bears go with a slot receiver in seventh round with Daniel Braverman
The ninth and final pick for the Bears went the way of offense in Western Michigan wide receiver Daniel Braverman (No. 230 overall). Braverman represents the third offensive player in this year’s Bears draft class along with guard Cody Whitehair and running back Jordan Howard. Defense was a priority hence the seven picks used on... Read more »
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The Bears take another defensive back in safety DeAndre Houston-Carson in Round 6

The Bears take another defensive back in safety DeAndre Houston-Carson in Round 6
After taking two defensive backs in the fourth round in Deon Bush and Deiondre’ Hall, the Bears snagged highly talented safety DeAndre Houston-Carson from William & Mary (No. 185 overall). The two-time FCS All-American was a four-year starter for the Tribe where he totaled 293 tackles including a team-best 109 stops as a senior along... Read more »

Offense is the choice in the fifth round with running back Jordan Howard

Offense is the choice in the fifth round with running back Jordan Howard
After taking three defensive players in the fourth round of Saturday’s draft, the Bears grabbed a running back in Indiana’s Jordan Howard in the fifth round. Howard is a bruiser at 6’0″, 230 lbs. He played only one season at Indiana, but it was a big one. He carried the rock 196 times for 1,213... Read more »

Safety Deon Bush and Cornerback Deiondre' Hall join the Bears in Round 4

Safety Deon Bush and Cornerback Deiondre' Hall join the Bears in Round 4
With two more picks on deck for the fourth round, the Bears picked up two defensive backs in Miami’s Deon Bush and Northern Iowa’s Deiondre’ Hall on Saturday afternoon. Bush went to the Bears at No. 124. He’s a nicely sized free safety at 6’0″, 199 lbs who made 32 starts in 35 appearances for... Read more »
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The Bears start the fourth round with a trade up for Nick Kwiatkoski

The Bears start the fourth round with a trade up for Nick Kwiatkoski
The Bears opened up the fourth round by moving up four slots from No. 117 to No. 113 to select West Virginia linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski on Saturday afternoon. Los Angeles received No. 117 overall and No. 206 overall in exchange for the No. 113 pick. A former safety turned linebacker Kwiatkoski led the Mountaineers in... Read more »