Could the Bears go CB in the first round? Kyle Fuller anyone?

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    Biggs tweeted yesterday the Bears had Kyle Fuller at Halas Hall yesterday. He does really well against the run and seems solid in pass coverage. Worth a shot?

    https://twitter.com/BradBiggs/status/453521257846145024

    Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller is visiting #Bears today at Halas Hall per NFL source

    Other links:

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...mate-first-round-option-for-the-chicago-bears

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap20...-tech-cb-kyle-fuller-meets-with-chicago-bears

    They might even be able to trade down and pick up Fuller with a low 20's pick.
     
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    I would rule out anyone the Bears bring in.
    The last 2 years no one had an idea that they would take Shea and Kyle
     
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    Lol I won't even guess what Phil is up to. Who knows and anything is possible. Maybe Fuller, maybe Jernigan, maybe a punter who the hell knows
     
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    14 seems a bit early for Fuller.
     
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    I see this as Emery covering his base and "looking off" other GMs so to speak. He seems like he leaves no stone unturned and I'm sure has a separate board in case of a sweet trade down option. Fuller would top the board with Jerrigan and Hageman in the 22-30 range.
     
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    Completely false. Both of them visited Halas in pre-draft visits. That makes the odds 100% at this point.
     
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    This I could see with Fuller in the 22-30 range. He is a very active run defender around the line but has to pick up his back pedal on man to man coverage. At 5.11 1/2 he should be able to cover most of the large receivers in the NFC North but his 40 time wasn't great. This is a scenario where you would need a great center fielder to compliment him along with a strong pass rush.
     
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    If all of the other top prospects are gone he may be OK but not at #14. If we traded back in one I'd much rather we took Fuller than Hageman or Nix. In the 20s Jernigan might come into play again but of the two I think Fuller would be the better choice.
     
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    Only if the ghost of Al Davis is sending up the pick. LOL
     
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    I'd agree and of those three I'd be tempted to make it Fuller. I never did like Hageman and Jernigan seems to me like a duplication of Paea. More of a NT who can play some DT and I like the way Paea can get off quickly on the snap.
     
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