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NFL Draft

Carimi Ready As Soon As Lockout Is Over

After being drafted by the Chicago Bears, Gabe Carimi made the quick transition form a Green Bay Packers fan. There’s one more transition he needs to make, and like all NFL rookies, that might take a while.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Roger Goodell

Monday Will Loom Large In NFL Lockout

If these are not fun times for football fans, they are captivating days for lawyers.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011

Roger Goodell and Phil Taylor

Rookies Enter World Of NFL Lockout

There wasn’t much time to celebrate during Christian Ponder’s first day as a Minnesota Viking.


Nathan Enderle

Bears Take Idaho Quarterback In 5th Round

Considering the Chicago Bears picked near the end of each round of the NFL draft, general manager Jerry Angelo on Saturday thought he did a reasonable job filling team needs.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2011

Chris Conte

Bears Take Cal Safety With Third Round Pick

The Chicago Bears selected Chris Conte, a safety from California, with their third round draft pick.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Kyle Rudolph

Notre Dame TE Rudolph Selected By Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph with their second round pick in the NFL draft.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Stephen Paea

Bears Trade Up, Draft Stephen Paea

The Chicago Bears traded up from the end of the second round to draft defensive tackle Stephen Paea from Oregon State.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

Leonard Hankerson

Bears Could Target D-Line, Receiver During Second Day Of Draft

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.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo

What Will The Bears Do In The Draft’s Second Round?

With the first round of the NFL Draft in the books, we know that former a Wisconsin Badger will be joining the Chicago Bears offensive line, but the draft is far from over, and right now the Bears have five more picks.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Gabe Carimi

Thompson: Carimi Makes Sense For Bears

With Wisconsin’s Gabe Carimi still on the board when the Bears were on the clock with the 29th overall pick, it seemed like an enormous opportunity (literally) and a natural fit.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Gabe Carimi

Carimi: ‘I Wanted To Be A Bear’

After hours of waiting, Gabe Carimi heard his name called at the 29th pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. And the 6’7″ 314-pound, Cottage Grove, WI native couldn’t be more excited to be headed to Chicago.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Gabe Carimi

Bernstein: Bears’ Error Could Raise Carimi’s Cost

As Bears as Bears can be, they take a perfectly satisfying story and complicate it by screwing something up.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Jerry Angelo

Zaidman: Bears Botched Trade-Up With Ravens

The Bears had not traded up in the first round since 1996, but were willing to do so for Wisconsin OT Gabe Carimi.

670 The Score–04/29/2011

Gabe Carimi

Bears Draft Gabe Carimi With 29th Overall Pick

With the 29th overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected offensive tackle Gabe Carimi from the University of Wisconsin.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Corey Liuget

Illinois’ Liuget Taken 18th Overall By Chargers

University of Illinois defensive tackle Corey Liuget was selected 18th overall in Thursday night’s NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Roger Goodell and Cam Newton

Auburn’s Newton Selected 1st Overall In NFL Draft

After winning a Heisman Trophy and a National Championship, Auburn’s Cam Newton can add No. 1 overall pick to his resume.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Chicago Bears Defensive Line

Thayer: Bears’ Draft Needs To Focus On Defensive Line

As the Chicago Bears evaluate their roster heading into the NFL Draft weekend, they need to address one specific position where they’re falling behind the rest of the NFC North division.

670 The Score–04/28/2011

Marvin Austin

Is Marvin Austin ‘A Perfect Fit’ For The Bears?

The Chicago Bears hold the 29th overall pick in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. And they could potentially go a few different directions with that pick: offensive line, defensive line or trade it to acquire more picks.

670 The Score–04/28/2011

2010 NFL Draft Round 1

Muller: Do Yourself A Favor And Don’t Watch The NFL Draft

I may be alone in my line of thinking, but for the life of me, I could care less that the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft takes place on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Marvin Austin

Spiegel: Bears Mock Drafts Compendium

Leading up to every NFL Draft, there are countless analysts who publish multiple editions of their predictions as to how the first round, and the entire draft will shape up. Here’s a look at who the Bears are predicted to pick at No. 29.

670 The Score–04/28/2011