Bears Could Target D-Line, Receiver During Second Day Of Draft
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CHICAGO (WSCR) The Chicago Bears had an eventful first round in the 2011 NFL Draft. Chicago drafted an offensive tackle who was high on everyone’s draft board and botched a trade with the Baltimore Ravens.
The second day of the draft, consisting of the second and third rounds, could see the Bears going in several different directions.
“I wouldn’t discount a trade down just becuase I don’t know if they’re going to be thrilled to only come out of this draft with six players,” Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, said on the Mully and Hanley Show. “Obviously, defensive tackle is going to be one of the positions that will likely be addressed [Friday night].
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“I would not be surprised to see the Bears make a run at a wide receiver, and some point [on Friday] also. They’ve kind of tried to downplay the need at that position, but it’s my belief that they are looking to add some help at the position…You wouldn’t be surprised at all if they went back and went after an offensive lineman, maybe someone who looks like a guard.
“A guy that would be interesting, to me, would be Miami’s Leonard Hankerson (WR), if you could make a run at him at some point. [He had] a real big year last season for the Hurricane’s and a terrific Senior Bowl.”