Found April 24, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears are sitting on the 20th overall pick in Thursday's draft and the possibilities for General Manager Phil Emery are wide open. Emery has done a nice job of plugging holes during the offseason so far, and he now has the luxury of taking advantage of the opportunity he has created for himself. There's plenty of areas the Bears could use help, but there is no real urgent need on the roster. Combine that with the deep pool of talent in this year's draft, and it will be tough for Emery to select a bust. Sure, it could happen, but he might have to look really hard to seek one out. Even former GM Jerry Angelo would have a hard time screwing up a first round pick this year. Since Brian Urlacher has parted ways with the Bears and Nick Roach signed with the Raiders, the Bears could use a linebacker. Alec Ogletree of Georgia, Arthur Brown of Kansas State, Kevin Minter of LSU and, yes, Manti T'eo all could be waiting for Emery at 20. I think Olgetree an...

My master plan for the 2013 Chicago Bears draft

If I were Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery, I know exactly what I would do with my first three picks in the 2013 NFL Draft — assuming the board fell in my favor, of course. What exactly would I do if I were the man in charge? Here is my master plan. The perfect [...]The post My master plan for the 2013 Chicago Bears draft by Jon Vander Woude appeared first on WCSN - The...

Justin Pugh works out for the Bears

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Bears worked out Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh. Despite free-agent additions to the offensive line, the Bears continue to take a closer look at top draftable players, putting Justin Pugh through a private workout at Syracuse this weekend, according to a source. Just like every other year, the Bears need to upgrade their offensive...

Chicago Bears select Kyle Long, OL, Oregon, 20th overall

With the 20th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected offensive lineman Kyle Long from the University of Oregon  Let’s take a moment to get to know the newest Bear and see how he fits on the roster. Bio Kyle Long took an unconventional route to the first-round pick, launching his career as a [...]The post Chicago Bears select Kyle Long, OL, Oregon, 20th overall...

Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh visits Bears for private workout

The Chicago Bears are making it clear that their objective in 2013 is to find offensive linemen to protect quarterback Jay Cutler. Cutler who has been one of the most hit QB’s in the NFL, and won’t last much longer if he is subject to the punishment he’s been taking while in the Lovie Smith era. New coach Marc Trestman has been doing his due diligence on the college prospects...

On the Clock: Chicago Bears 2013 NFL Draft

If there is one thing Chicago Bears fans have learned about general manager Phil Emery, he is not one to tip his hand.The man would be a pro at a poker table. So needless to say it’s anyone’s guess as to who the Bears will select with the 20th pick in Thursday’s NFL draft.But let’s try and delve into the thought process of those in charge at Halas Hall.If you follow social...

Report: Vikings plan on jumping over the Bears to get Manti Te’o

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, both the Bears and Vikings want Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Minnesota plans on trading up to grab him. The #Vikings and #Bears love Manti Te’o. If Minnesota wants to grab him, they’ll need to jump up over Chicago. That’s what they plan to do — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2013 Both teams need the help at linebacker...

Revenge of the Sock: Who Should the Bears and Packers Pick in the First Round of the Draft?

Did you ever have that situation where you tried something the first time and you thought it was great, but the next time you tried it just wasn't that good? For instance, you go to get some pizza from around the corner and afterwards you swear to your friends that you never had better pizza, but when you all go back there the pepperoni pizza actually tastes like...

Bears take Kyle Long in first round

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery pulls off another head scratcher, selecting former Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery has a plan heading into this year’s draft. Bear Report reveals the method to his madness by dissecting his recent comments about strategy, trading and the evaluation process. Mock Draft V

In our fifth Bear Report mock draft, the Chicago Bears find a trading partner on the first day, then chose to trade up on the third day of the draft, giving up a mid-round selection in 2014.
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