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.
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.
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.
As Bears as Bears can be, they take a perfectly satisfying story and complicate it by screwing something up.
The Bears had not traded up in the first round since 1996, but were willing to do so for Wisconsin OT Gabe Carimi.
With the 29th overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected offensive tackle Gabe Carimi from the University of Wisconsin.
University of Illinois defensive tackle Corey Liuget was selected 18th overall in Thursday night’s NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.
After winning a Heisman Trophy and a National Championship, Auburn’s Cam Newton can add No. 1 overall pick to his resume.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shortly after the Chicago Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game, the front office started evaluating and forming an NFL Draft strategy. On Thursday nigh that strategy gets put into action.
The 2011 NFL Draft is finally here. All the measuring, timing, testing and workouts are done. It’s time to usher in a fresh, new crop of NFL superstars to a football stadium near you.
This is the third in a series of mock drafts for the Chicago Bears leading up to the NFL Draft, which begins Thursday night.
On Monday, a judged lifted the NFL’s lockout of the players union, in essence opening back up the business of the NFL. It’s decision considered to be a win for the players, and a decision that prompted a response from Roger Goodell.
For most of the players who will hear their names called during the 75th NFL Draft, there will be a lot of waiting and wonder. For 25 of these players their waiting and wondering will be seen by the world.
As the 2011 NFL Draft approaches, it’s no secret that the Chicago Bears need to do something to provide protection for staring quarterback Jay Cutler.
With the NFL Draft being less than a week away and new mock drafts popping up daily, the only sure thing about this draft is that it will be unique.
When the Chicago Bears drafted Richard Dent in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft, they made one of the best decisions in the franchise’s draft history. Bears fans are hoping that Dent’s luck with the draft continues.