But seeing a cluster of prospects the team coveted were still on the board, general manager Ryan Pace made two trades Saturday to acquire additional selections. Footwork and pocket navigation are both solid. The group consists of the following players: Round 5 (163): CB Kindle Vildor, Georgia Southern, Round 7 (226): OL Arlington Hambright, Colorado, Round 7 (227): OL Lachavious Simmons, Tennessee State. The following is a capsule look at each player. Johnson was a two-time first-team All-Pac 12 selection at Utah, where he played in 38 games with 29 starts the past three seasons and recorded 102 tackles, seven interceptions—two of which he returned for touchdowns—21 pass breakups and one sack. View Mock. The Bears have not made any trades involving their picks in 2022 or beyond. Despite not having a first-round pick, the Bears received mostly "B" grades for their 2020 draft class from national NFL analysts: Chad Reuter, NFL.com: B+ The "bat light" endorsement also made an appearance on Wrigley Field, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Theatre during its time in the city. He had a breakout junior season in 2018, catching 48 passes for 993 yards and eight TDs. Unless they trade up, I’d be looking to free agency once again to resolve the offensive line problem. One guy who seems to be gaining a lot of steam in scouting circles is Mac Jones. Round 5 (163): CB Kindle Vildor, Georgia Southern The Bears on Monday signed veteran running back Lamar Miller to their practice squad. Here’s Monday’s news on how COVID-19 is impacting Chicago and Illinois. Last season Johnson earned second-team All-America honors. They’ll be much closer to a full stock of selections in 2021. The Bears on Wednesday placed left guard James Daniels on injured reserve and promoted offensive lineman Sam Mustipher to the active roster. They’ll have their first first-round pick since taking linebacker Roquan Smith at No. In his final seven games with Utah, Johnson allowed only 112 yards combined.". A four-year starter at Tulane, Mooney played in 49 games and caught 151 passes for 2,529 yards and 19 touchdowns with a long reception of 86 yards. Follow here for live updates. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Educated to be a writer at the prestigious Columbia College in Chicago, Erik has spent the past 10 years covering the Bears. Doug Farrar, Touchdown Wire: B Analysis: The Bears didn't have a first-round pick in 2020 as a result of the Khalil Mack trade, but they were able to get an absolute first-round defender in this draft. Round 5 (173): WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane All Chicago Sports news from FanSided Daily, Chicago Blackhawks: Dominik Kubalik contract is well deserved. He is putting on a show. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Tends to put the ball in the right spots for his receivers to make a play. Alabama is obviously a factory for NFL players and they just got done getting Tua Tagovailoa drafted 5th overall this past offseason. Many fans do not want him involved in drafting another. The Chicago Bears find their quarterback of the future in the second round of this Pro Football Network 2021 mock draft. The Chicago Bears should have … The Bears traded their 2021 fourth-round pick to get a fifth-rounder this year and take Tulsa defensive end Trevis Gipson. So it isn’t a surprise Jones is garnering lots of attention. 8 in 2018. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Chicago Bears and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. As a junior in 2018, Vildor started all 13 games and was named second-team All-American and the Sun Belt Player of the Year by Pro Football Focus after compiling 42 tackles, 4.5 tackles-for-loss and a team-leading four interceptions and 11 pass breakups. Analysis: Kmet is as classic a tight end as you'll see, which allows recently signed veteran Jimmy Graham to play more of a receiving role. Hours before their home opener Sunday against the Giants, the Bears signed running back Tarik Cohen to a three-year contract extension through the 2023 season. As a junior, he registered 46 tackles, four sacks and nine tackles-for-loss. The Bears had just five picks — none in the first two rounds — in the 2019 draft and didn’t have a first this year. So it is there we begin our analysis with Wilson who has been rocketing up draft boards after an incredibly impressive start to the 2020 season. PFN had the Chicago Bears select the fourth quarterback in the draft at 51st overall. The Bears on Tuesday signed all seven of their 2020 draft picks to four-year contracts. PFN had the Bears selecting a wide receiver at 19th overall to replace Allen Robinson. General manager Ryan Pace has been working with a depleted stock the last two years, but cupboard is reasonably full in 2021. Mitch Trubisky and Tyler Bray will be free agents. (via @SECNetwork)pic.twitter.com/9DXEukCS38, — Bleacher Report CFB (@BR_CFB) October 10, 2020. R2. It was a constant source of criticism since he wasn’t able to unlock the full potential of an offense given his lack of prowess at attacking defenses deep. One day after being signed to the Bears practice squad, linebacker Devante Bond on Saturday was moved to their active roster. Round 2 (50): CB Jaylon Johnson, Utah However, with a 4-1 record, absent a monumental collapse, they are unlikely to have a shot at the current consensus top three quarterbacks (Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, and Trey Lance). Round 2 (43): TE Cole Kmet, Notre Dame Chicago Bears: Fantasy football start/sit for Week 6 versus Panthers. Know about breaking news as it happens. WR | Oklahoma State. The Bears have not acquired any additional picks, but OverTheCap projects them to pick up three sixth-rounders and a seventh as compensatory picks for the departures of defensive tackle Nick Williams, backup quarterback Chase Daniel, safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and backup linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis. Mel Kiper, Jr., ESPN: C+ He makes good decisions, is accurate, and can run almost any type of offense efficiently. 2021 NFL Draft: What picks do Bears have left after trades? Johnson has the assertive, physical press coverage acumen to fill the role nicely. The Bears promoted rookie running back Artavis Pierce from the practice squad to the active roster Tuesday to replace Tarik Cohen, who will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL he sustained Sunday in Atlanta. The Chicago Bears 2021 draft plans won’t be set in stone until next spring. Still, this could be two starters for Chicago. The Bears on Friday signed kicker Kai Forbath to their practice squad. IOL | Tennessee. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Your privacy is safe with us. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Chicago Bears Mock Draft is a way-to-early 2021 NFL Mock Draft for all of the Bears picks in next year’s NFL Draft. GM Ryan Pace also did a nice job Friday by landing TE Cole Kmet and CB Jaylon Johnson, borderline first-round prospects, in Round 2. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. That receiver was Jaylen Waddle and honestly, I love the idea of him here in Chicago. Here are some other names to consider. Should We Expect A Bulls Trade Before The Draft? The program, which used to be called Section 8, provides subsidies to households who meet a certain income threshold to help them pay rent. Doug Farrar, Touchdown Wire: B Michigan gets pressure immediately. They also surrendered their 2021 seventh-rounder as a conditional pick in the Eddy Pineiro trade, and by Pineiro playing five or more games, that selection goes to the Raiders. The Bears took Florida quarterback Kyle Trask. Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson had minor injury concerns, but he's one of the smartest, most-targeted, and mistake-proof players at his position in this class, and he should be able to take the field and start right away. The situation was "resolved peacefully" by negotiators and the man was in police custody with no injuries reported shortly before 7 a.m., police said. Vildor started his final two and a half seasons at Georgia Southern, where he was named first-team Sun Belt Conference last year as a senior after recording 27 tackles, three tackles-for-loss, two interceptions and six pass breakups. They missed them the last two years because of general manager Ryan Pace’s trade for Khalil Mack. Having worked with Cole Kmet the past three years, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is convinced that the Bears landed a special player with their top pick in the 2020 draft. Chicago Bears 2021 draft look at Mac Jones Strengths: Accuracy is fairly consistent. Honestly, that does not excite me at all. The top three quarterbacks went in order of Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and Trey Lance within the first six picks of the first round. They’ll be much closer to a full stock of selections in 2021. And so it was critical that Chicago find a talented specimen to slide into the right corner spot that was vacated by Prince Amukamara's release. Especially when he’s off to such a hot start, throwing for 8 TDs and just one interception through his first three games of 2020. Does a good job sliding away from pressure and keeping his eyes down the field. 15 Best Free Agent Acquisitions of All-Time, PFN had the Bears selecting a wide receiver at 19th overall, Chicago Bears: Must-watch college quarterbacks before 2021 Draft, MLB playoff picks: Best bet for Game 7 in the NLCS, Chicago Bears: Quarterbacks to target in the 2021 NFL Draft, Chicago Bears: Ranking Ryan Pace's first-round draft picks, Chicago Bears: Jaylon Johnson poised for a breakout rookie season.