Posted April 27, 2012 on
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
South Carolina junior wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was drafted No. 45 overall by the Chicago Bears Friday night in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft 2012: Alshon Jeffery is a Bear

The Chicago Bears selected South Carolina’s Alshon Jeffery with the 45th pick in the NFL draft. The Bears gave up a fifth-round pick and their 50th overall pick to St. Louis to move up and make the selection.Da Bears will not be sorry and they got the best wide out in the draft. Yeah we are biased but despite what some may say, he will turn heads in the NFL. Jeffery had 183...

Bears select WR Alshon Jeffery in second

The Chicago Bears moved up five picks in the second round, giving up their fifth rounder in the process, to take a big-bodied wide receiver in former South Carolina wideout Alshon Jeffery.

Bears surprise with McClellin selection

Pre-draft observers were on the mark thinking the Chicago Bears would look at a defensive end with their 19th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft. What others didn’t expect though, is that the Bears would overlook more heralded prospects to draft Boise State defensive end Shea McClellin. McClellin, 6-3, 260, brings versatility and a relentless approach. He’s [...]

Could Bears hit jackpot with Jeffery?

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery continued his aggressive off season approach by trading up five spots in the second round to draft South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, another big, physical wide receiver to team with Brandon Marshall. Jeffery, 6-3, 230, underachieved in 2011, catching just 49 passes for 762 yards and eight touchdowns. In 2010, he grabbed 88 [...]

Bears take DE Shea McClellin in first

The Chicago Bears addressed their need for a pass rusher by selecting former Boise State defensive end Shea McClellin, an experienced player that brings explosiveness off the edge.

Bears take Brandon Hardin in third

In the third round of the 2012 NF Draft, the Chicago Bears select safety Brandon Hardin, Oregon State. Hardin is the third straight safety the team has taken in the third round.

McClellin a reach at 19th overall

The Chicago Bears addressed their need for a pass rusher with DE Shea McClellin but, considering the talent that was still on the board, they might have overextended themselves.

Bears may use McClellin on special teams

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery says the team's first-round pick, former Boise State defensive end Shea McClellin, can contribute not only on defense but on special teams as well.

Bears' McClellin knows he has a lot to prove

Shea McClellin knows he has a lot to prove after being drafted 19th overall by the Chicago Bears. However, the defensive end-linebacker says his health is not one of those issues. An NFL Network report had said McClellin had three concussions while playing at Boise State. ''It did bother me a little bit,'' McClellin said Friday. ''I don't know where...
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