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Mocking the Mocks: Bears go offense in the latest Mel Kiper mock draft

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

The latest two round mock draft from ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. is one I could actually see happening for the Chicago Bears. He doesn’t have them moving up for a quarterback, which means 2021 will be the Andy Dalton show, and with them picking at 20th overall in the first round, that seems to be the way to go. He does have the Bears getting some help for Dalton and the offense with a mauler up front and a track star at wide out.

Bears Situated in First Round’s Danger Zone

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Needing a cornerback and a speed wide receiver, and sitting at No. situates the Bears exactly where they might need to make a decision on gambling with a player's health or making the safe play at two different positions. The safe play would be a tackle, possibly Teven Jenkins of Oklahoma State or Christian Darrisaw if he fell to them.

Are the Bears close to trading WR Anthony Miller?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The future of Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller has been in doubt since the conclusion of the 2020 season. And in the following months, talks of Miller being traded from Chicago have only heated up. Last week, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that the Bears have been in trade talks with multiple teams about Miller.

The Bears had pre-draft meeting with Duke DE Victor Dimukeje

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Dimukeje recorded 23 tackles, 7.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in a shortened senior season. The 6-foot-3, 265-pound defensive end from Baltimore recorded 41 tackles, 8.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 2019. As a four-year starter, Dimukeje racked up 32 tackles-for-loss, 21.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception.

Leaning Big Is One Realistic Bears Mock Draft Approach

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The mock drafts out on Monday with the countdown to the NFL Draft ticking inside of three weeks showed a complete lack by anyone to nail down which way the Bears could be going in Round 1. They were all over the board, but the usual and often cited Pro Football Focus anti-Bears bias produced another doozy. The picks made by a few others were somewhat more conventional but not exactly realistic.

Steelers sign DE Abdullah Anderson

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Steelers signed street free agent Abdullah Anderson to their 90-man offseason roster on Monday.

Anthony Miller trade possibilities appear limited for Bears

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Three months after an embarrassing ejection that drew criticism from the owner, Anthony Miller remains on the Bears' roster.

The Bear’s Den, April 12, 2021

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Position preview: Needing a starter, Bears could draft CB first - Chicago Sun-Times - The next cornerback the Bears draft in the first round may very well replace the last one they picked first. Four QBs the Bears could consider on the draft’s second day - Chicago Sun-Times - The list of quarterbacks in this year’s draft doesn’t stop after the top five five. For the Bears, it may only start then.

Texans DC Lovie Smith admits he wasn’t able to run his full defense at Illinois

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

New Houston Texans defensive coordinator Lovie Smith says his Tampa-2 scheme is better suited for the NFL, not so much for college.

Ryan Pace’s Lingering Mistake Threatens Bears Draft

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The potential mistake came in Round 5 when Pace traded away a fourth-round pick from this year to Minnesota in order to draft edge rusher Trevis Gipson. Assistant coaches said they loved Gipson's effort and impact on scout team. He won an award they hand out periodically for top scout team player.