Found May 19, 2014 on cover32 - Bears:
When Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery traded up to grab Minnesota safety Brock Vereen, he didn’t do it for depth. Vereen’s ability to play physical, combined with his athleticism and experience playing multiple positions will give him an opportunity to make an impact in 2014. Without the benefit of the coaches tape, safeties can be difficult to scout. They typically begin each play outside of the camera frame and end it there as well, unless, of course, someone else blows an assignment. Vereen is a bit different and the traits that allow him to be could make him the best value pick of the 2014 draft. The new Bears safety doesn’t have much of a highlight tape, but that may not be a bad thing. When you see a safety making a diving interception or big hit after the catch, it’s because they were late arriving and missed what could have been a routine play. The book on Vereen is that he’s smart, was the leader of the Minnesota defense and rarely makes mistakes. “There wasn’t any ...
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