Originally written April 27, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
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Jerry Angelo, former general manager of the Chicago Bears, had the dubious distinction of making terrible picks in the first round of the NFL draft. This list includes Cedric Benson, Chris Williams, Michael Haynes and Rex Grossman. It seems as though Phil Emery, the current general manager of the Chicago Bears, is continuing - or possibly surpassing - Angelo's notorious first round draft history. I was just putting myself together after giggling over the Giants reaching for Justing Pugh at pick number 19 when I heard the news Emery had taken Kyle Long, offensive lineman from Oregon, at 20. I couldn't believe the talent Emery was leaving on the board to take Kyle Long. Consider the players still available when the Bears made this pick: Sharrif Floyd, Tyler Eifert, Desmond Trufant and Alec Ogletree. All four of these guys would have fit a need for the Bears and made an immediate impact. I like the idea of adding to the offensive line, but I think Emery took the wron...
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