2012 NFL Draft

Washington Redskins Training Camp

NFL’s Top Draft Picks In 2012 – What To Expect

A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.


Oregon State's Brandon Hardin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bears Sign 3rd Rounder Hardin

With the signing of safety Brandon Hardin to a four-year contract Tuesday, the Bears now have their entire 2012 draft class under contract.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Chicago Bears Helmet

Bears Agree To Terms With 6th Round Pick Frey

The Bears announced Wednesday afternoon they have agreed to terms with sixth round selection CB Isaiah Frey on a four-year contract.

670 The Score–05/09/2012

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Pompei: McClellin A ‘Safe Pick’

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.

670 The Score–05/01/2012

Evan Rodriguez (Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Bears Take TE Rodriguez Of Temple In Fourth Round

The Chicago Bears selected tight end Evan Rodriguez of Temple in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.


Mohamed Sanu. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WR Gets Prank Call Telling Him He Would Be Drafted In First Round

The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft wasn’t a happy time for all college football players.

670 The Score–04/27/2012

Shea McClellin.  (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Holmes: Perplexed By McClellin Pick

Considering the amount of quality players that were available at a position of need for the Bears, it would’ve been pretty hard for Phil Emery to make a selection that left fans scratching their heads, but somehow he did it.

670 The Score–04/27/2012

Dick Butkus. (Credit: SI)

Photo: Dick Butkus During 1964 NFL Draft

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.


Jay Cutler runs for a first down as Quentin Jammer.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McNeil: No Help For Cutler Is Just Offensive

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.

670 The Score–04/27/2012

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Video: Shea McClellin Highlights

Check out these highlights of defensive end Shea McClellin’s highlights from his time at Boise State.

670 The Score–04/27/2012

A.J. Jenkins.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

49ers Select Illinois WR A.J. Jenkins At No. 30

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.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Michael Floyd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Arizona Takes WR Floyd With 13th selection

The wish was granted on Thursday night when the Arizona Cardinals made Floyd the 13th player selected in the NFL draft, a choice that gives the team a big, talented player expected to be the No. 2 wide receiver behind Fitzgerald.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Silverman: Second Round Studs Can Make A Difference

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.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Shea McClellin.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

How Many Concussions Has The Newest Bear Had?

​Just how many concussions has Shea McClellin suffered?

670 The Score–04/27/2012

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bears Draft DE Shea McClellin Of Boise State

With the 19th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Shea McClellin, DE, out of Boise State.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Bears draft table. (Credit: Zach Zaidman's Twitter)

Photo: Bears Draft Table In NY

Check out this picture of the Bears draft table at the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

670 The Score–04/26/2012

Roger Goodell at the NFL Draft. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Browns Trade Up To No. 3 In NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns say they have moved up from the No. 4 spot to No. 3 in the NFL draft

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery. (CBS)

Bears Possible First Round Draft Picks

Executive producer Dustin Rhoades and intern Scott Fink put together a list of all the expert picks for the Bears draft pick at No. 19.

670 The Score–04/26/2012

Memphis DT Dontari Poe. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: 2012 Bears Mock Draft 3.0

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.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

With NFL Draft Looming, Carimi Still Not 100 Percent But ‘Getting Closer’

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.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012