One of the most important things to look at right after a draft is sone is value. Of course, you can't expect your entire draft class to be first-year starters. However, you would like for a few of them to be great value picks.
A value pick is a pick that was made a little later than it probably should have been.
The 2022 NFL Draft was considered a weaker draft. That led to less value in the draft overall, but it also led to more volatile big boards across each team. That, and the plummeting value of quarterbacks in the class, created some solid value picks in the draft's middle rounds.
Here is what Bears writer Jacob Infante said about the Bears' value in the 2022 draft.
Jaquan Brisker's highlights:
Ja'Tyre Carter's highlights: