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The Bears started off the 2021 NFL Draft with a bang and somewhat shocked the NFL world by moving up from their #20 pick. I say somewhat because everyone knew it was a possibility, but not everyone knew that Pace could pull it off. Here we are though, and Bears fans everywhere are hoping the organization can build on a great first pick with their remaining picks. They’re one pick short in the 5th round after last night due to the Fields trade, but it should pay off.
We’ll keep ya posted as the Bears’ picks come in and update the list as we go!
Round 1 (11): Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State (via trade with NYG)
Fields has what it takes to be a franchise QB and some are saying he was an absolute steal at #11. Coming into last season he was competing with Trevor Lawrence for the top dog in college. Trevor Lawrence may have went #1 overall, but a lot of folks had Justin Fields at #2, over the QBs that were drafted before him. We’ll see how the coaching staff develops him as he transitions to the next level, but all signs point to him having what it takes. Here’s our quick breakdown on the pick.
Round 2 (39): Teven Jenkins, OL, Oklahoma State (via trade with Panthers)
A punch you in the face offensive lineman that addresses a huge need for the Bears. More here.
Round 5 (151): Larry Borom, OT, Missouri (via trade with Panthers)
Bears really addressing needs. Another lineman to help solidify that line. Fields was a big investment and there is a clear goal to be able to protect him.
Round 6 (217): Khalil Herbert, RB, Va. Tech (via trade with Seahawks)
Bears add some running back depth. Last year with Cohen’s injury, it was Montgomery and that was it. No one really took the reigns as a backup. Let’s see what Herbert has.
Round 6 (221): Dazz Newsome, WR, North Carolina
It’s no secret the Bears needed another WR with Anthony Miller’s future in limbo. Another need addressed via the draft from Ryan Pace.
Round 6 (228): Thomas Graham Jr., DB, Oregon
Obvious need at DB with Fuller gone. Interesting that Graham was ranked as the 76th overall prospect in the draft by PFF, but didn’t go until pick 228.
Round 7 (250): Khyiris Tonga, DT, Brigham Young (via trade with Seahawks)
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