Chicago Bears 2014 Draft

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  1. mshu7

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    I'd be alright if DJ was back in the middle.
     
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    JJ, draft doesn't wokr w/biggest need gets taken first, and all other needs after that. If biggest need is a RB, you don't take them in the 1st b/c you can normally fill that hole later, deeping on the depth of the position. This year it's looking like DB and DL are the depth of the draft so you can get high quality players later; ILB is very thin(per usual) so if that is a need you take care of it fist. Guys like Anthony Johnson, George Eko, Ego Ferguson, SJB(cb) and Ty Zimmerman(S), and many others at DB/DL are all seens as 2nd to mi round guys, all are capable of playing. There are like 2 other ILB's outside of Mosely, and none of playing close to that level.

    NO ONE in the Bears see's She as a MLB, he's going to be an OLB, if anything. Even if DJ is 1st, you still need Mosely for depth AND as a future starter.
     
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    If Mosley is there it throws a wrench in our decision making, but I'm not sure we take that risk unless we have really shored up our DL and S in FA. C-D or Jerrigan right now would still benifit us more than a mlb would. Now say we land Byrd and we are able to resign Ratliff and maybe add another guy into the mix then Id love to have Mosley but until we shore up what's in front of him it won't matter who is at mlb because they won't be effective with our 3 and 2 constantly getting blown into their laps as they try to make reads and fill alleys.
     
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    Grizz, it really all depends on FA and how that falls out; it will also depend on how the team grades the combine and individual workouts.
     
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    Heres whats coming up on the Combine :

    Saturday 2/22 : K-OL-TE
    Sunday 2/23 : RB-QB-WR
    Monday 2/24 : LB-DL
    Tuesday 2/25 : DB
     
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    cananot wait for Mon and Tues to come then, thanks for the info JJ
     
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    With the confirmed 4-3 base Jerrigan is now my clear cut favorite and if he's there I seriously hope we take him. He's a true 3 tech and fits perfectly. Very talented player who seems to come up with that crucial middle pressure, should be a day one shoe in to start. Our defense was shredded last year mostly for the fact that we just got our teeth kicked in up front and Jerrigan should aide us there. A good DL elevates the play of the entire unit, and allows the dc to have the entire playbook at his arsenal. No different than the oline and look at the improvement there. Nix is now a non option as he is a 3-4 nt exclusively, so if Jerrigan is there I hope we never have a second thought. We can (hopefully) snag that saftey from UL in rd 2 and would be off to a phenomenal start.
     
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    I'm trying to find out about defensive players that may be good for us. Ive found a few.

    Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller is regarded as a first-round talent and a lock to be drafted during the first round provided that he runs the 40-yard dash in the 4.4-second range, according to NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.
    "The Fuller kid, I really like, I think he can flat-out play," Mayock said during a conference call Tuesday. "I just want to see what he runs. I think he's long. He tackles. He's got ball skills."
    The Mount St. Joseph graduate and Baltimore native plans to conduct a full workout with every test and drill at the NFL scouting combine this week, according to his agent, Greg Barnett.
    Fuller is coming off sports hernia surgery in November and pulled out of the Senior Bowl all-star game as he continued to rehabilitate from his injury.

    Fuller's 40-yard dash times have been in the 4.45 range during previous testing at Virginia Tech.
    Fuller is the third-rated player at his position by Mayock behind Michigan State cornerback Daqueze Dennard and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert, grading him ahead of Texas Christian cornerback Jason Verrett and Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby.
    Fuller was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team coaches selection last season, finishing with 24 tackles, two interceptions and 10 pass deflections last season. He was named a second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation.

    Fuller's oldest brother, safety Vincent Fuller, played in the NFL for the Tennessee Titans and Detroit Lions. Another older brother, wide receiver Corey Fuller, plays for the Lions.
    Kendall Fuller, Kyle Fuller's younger brother, was a freshman All-American last season and the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year last season. He led Virginia Tech with six interceptions.
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    Maybe we should wait for his little brother.
     
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    Jimmie Ward S Northern Illinois 5'11" 191 lbs. 4.59/ 40. (seems kinda slow,can he be worked up?)
    2014 Senior Bowl, Who Helped Themselves: Jimmie Ward, S, Northern Illinois - Scouts knew heading into the Senior Bowl that Ward possessed the fluidity and instincts to cover but competition in the MAC is much different than in Mobile. Athletic enough to handle deep coverage, as well as slide down to cover slot receivers, Ward was the Senior Bowl's most impressive pass defender this year.
     
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    Tayler Hart DE Oregon 6'6" 286 lbs. 2013 stats : 64 tackles 3 sacks 40 time : 5.0

    The Shea McClellin we should have had ?
     
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