Alec Ogletree

Luke Joeckel. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 3.0

It’s draft day eve, and NFL fans are downright giddy. This is the most unpredictable draft I can recall in years, simply because of the lackluster quarterback class.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Emery Provides Glimpse At Bears’ Draft Strategy

You have to absorb every word an NFL general manager tells you before a draft carefully, but Emery did mention a number of things to keep in mind before the Bears make their selection.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

Alec Ogletree breaks up a pass.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Silverman: Linebacker Keys Bears, Vikings Draft Needs In NFC North

The Bears are not going to ignore the offensive line in the draft, but they don’t have to use their first-round pick on a blocker.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Alec Ogletree.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 1.0

The frenzied period of free agency has come and gone, so it’s time to shift the focus to the draft.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2013

Alec Ogletree breaks up a pass.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin: Finding Urlacher’s Replacement

Rarely, do professional athletes ride off into the sunset on their own terms. Brian Urlacher is no exception. For every Ray Lewis fairy tale ending, you have Brett Favre the Viking, Joe Montana the Chief, Karl Malone the Laker, and Michael Jordan the Wizard.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Tyler Eifert. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hoge: 2013 Bears Mock Draft 2.0

This is the second in a series of mock drafts for the Chicago Bears leading up to the NFL Draft April 25-27.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013