Greg Gabriel

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Greg Gabriel is a former NFL talent evaluator who was the director of college scouting for the Chicago Bears. He also previously served on the NFL College Advisory Committee that gives feedback to college players who are considering entering the draft. Since leaving the NFL, Gabriel has written for the National Football Post and Bleacher Report and been an on-air contributor for 670 The Score and a contributing writer for He lives in the Chicagoland area.

Gabriel: Scouting Stanford DE Solomon Thomas

Thomas has excellent quickness and can win with power too, but he’s undersized for some systems.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2017

Gabriel: Bears’ Free Agency Signings Give Them More Flexibility In NFL Draft

The Bears made low-profile signings in free agency, but they were at positions of need.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2017

Gabriel: What Will Mike Glennon Bring The Bears?

Glennon has flashed a strong arm with good accuracy but struggles mightily under pressure.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Pitt QB Nate Peterman

Peterman is a smart quarterback who’s accurate, but he lacks arm strength.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes

Mahomes is projected to be the best quarterback available late in the first round or early in the second.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey

With good size and athleticism, Humphrey projects as a No. 1 cornerback in the next few years.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Ohio State CB Marshon Lattimore

Lattimore has all the tools needed to become a shutdown corner in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Ohio State S Malik Hooker

Hooker is an excellent athlete with good ball skills in coverage, though some medical questions persist.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Alabama DL Jonathan Allen

Allen can be a dominant force in the run game as well as being an excellent inside pass rusher.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2017

Gabriel: Scouting North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky

Trubisky has the physical tools to excel, but his experience makes him a wild card.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Clemson QB Deshaun Watson

Watson has come up big in big games time and again.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2017

Gabriel: Scouting Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer

Kizer has the physical traits you want in a quarterback but sometimes goes too far in the quest to make a big play.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2017

Gabriel: Should The Bears Attempt To Trade For Jimmy Garoppolo?

The Bears need a franchise quarterback, and the Patriots’ Garoppolo may be available.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2017

Gabriel: Early Assessment Of Bears’ Needs, Options In 1st Round Of NFL Draft

The Bears could really use a quarterback, a cornerback, a safety and an offensive tackle.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2016

Gabriel: How Far Away Are The Bears From Success?

Some tough decisions await this offseason as the Bears look to return to playoff contention in the future.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2016

Gabriel: No, Matt Barkley Isn’t A Starting-Caliber NFL Quarterback

Barkley doesn’t have the arm strength to be a consistent winning quarterback.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2016

Gabriel: Enough With The ‘Bears Lost By Winning’ Narrative

Players, coaches and front office members are judged by whether they’re successful. So a win is always good.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2016

Gabriel: Bears’ Young Players Don’t Make Most Of Their Opportunity

For fringe roster players, you only get so many chances to prove you belong. Many Bears didn’t belong in Sunday’s loss.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2016

Gabriel: Bears’ Lack Of Depth On Display More Than Ever

The injury-plagued Bears have far too many backups and journeymen playing leading roles.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2016

Gabriel: Bears Continue To Fall Flat

It’s hard to see the Bears (2-7) winning five games this season. A top-five draft pick looks all but certain.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2016


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