Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/18/13
The Chicago Bears inked their first round pick (20th overall) on Friday, signing G Kyle Long, the son of former NFL great DE Howie Long, and of course the brother of Rams DE Chris Long. They now have all their 2013 draft selections in the fold. Long, 6-6, 311 lbs. out of Oregon, will join a Bears revamped line to help shore up protection for QB Jay Cutler. Although Long only has two years experience at the position, the Bear saw a lot of potential in him, not to mention his pedigree. "We're very excited that Kyle Long is a new member of the Chicago Bears," GM  Phil Emery said after the draft, via the team's official website. "Kyle is a very good football player. He is the type of athlete and player that we have targeted; a fast, tough, dynamic athlete, a productive athlete." Long signed a four-year deal with the team, with an option for a 5th year. "He's the No. 1 guard in the last 12 draft classes, and that's as far back as we go," Emery said. "He rates as rare. That's his rating. In our scale, nine is rare and he rates as rare." LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with first-round pick Kyle Long on four-year deal plus an option. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 18, 2013
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