I doubt that’s the deciding factor when Phil Emery sits down with Cutler’s representation after this season.
“He’s not a perfect player. We like the fit. We like what he brings to us intangibly. We wanted to get better up front. He’s a seasoned player.”
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Before the name “Shea McClellin” came out of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s mouth as the Bears No. 19 selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, few saw the selection coming.
The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft wasn’t a happy time for all college football players.
Check out this picture of Dick Butkus as he reacts to being drafted by the Bears with the third pick in the 1964 NFL Draft.
There’s no reason to barbecue Phil Emery after the new GM’s first few hours in the Bears’ war room. I have no interest, however, in standing in line with anybody desirous of tossing rose petals at his feet.
Just for fun, general manager Trent Baalke wrote A.J. Jenkins’ name on a piece of paper and put it in an envelope. If all went according to plan, he would be San Francisco’s selection with the 30th pick in the NFL draft.
These players are often overlooked during the draft because most observers like to focus on the superstars, but successful drafting in the second round often provide teams with core players.
Just how many concussions has Shea McClellin suffered?
With the 19th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Shea McClellin, DE, out of Boise State.
Barring a trade, new Bears general manager Phil Emery will make his first draft selection Thursday, adding a key piece to the 2012 Bears roster.
As the Bears prepare Thursday’s NFL Draft, questions still loom about the health of last year’s first-round selection, offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, which could impact the approach the team takes this weekend.
The NFL has truly become a 365/24/7 operation – especially for draftniks – so with the combine and free agent frenzy complete, here’s my final take on how the first-round will shake out.
We still know little about Phil Emery, but the guy knows how to buy himself the benefit of the doubt, and quickly.
Here’s a message to Phil Emery: If you want to further win over your fan base, simply draft a player with the No. 19 pick who will have an immediate impact on the team.
When drafting in the NFL, what’s more important: selecting the best football player or selecting the best athlete who you can develop into a football player?
The Bears learned the hard way in 2011 how important depth can be.
In 2012, the Bears will look to pick up where they left off before the Cutler injury that derailed their season. One Bears expert thinks that new GM Phil Emery is drafting to win it all now – not to simply stock young players for future success.
The NFL Draft is just two weeks away and we’ve seen a number of changes since my first Bears mock draft.