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"Bears Secure Top Steals in Draft, According to Recent ESPN report


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Vince Carbonneau
May 7, 2024  (2:37 PM)
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At this stage, it might actually be disappointing when the Bears start playing real games. The past month has brought Chicago some of its best moments in years – securing a franchise quarterback and a wide receiver of the future has been thrilling, but the lavish praise that followed might be even better. The era of questionable decisions, like selecting a tight end from Ashland University in the top 50 picks, seems to be over.

The Bears have been on a roll, receiving accolades even for draft choices made outside of the limelight of Thursday night. Whenever the league commends a developmental selection from the Ivy League, you know things are going well. And indeed, the Bears are currently enjoying a hot streak.
ESPN's Jeremy Fowler recently highlighted the Bears' savvy in the draft in his article, "Key intel on all 32 teams after the 2024 NFL draft," published last Tuesday. Fowler noted that several insiders he spoke with were particularly impressed with the Bears' third-round selection. They joked that with these picks, the Bears might just never lose again.
The Bears' first-round selections—Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze—made a big splash, but it's the third-round pick that holds a special place in general manager Ryan Poles' heart. Poles, a former offensive lineman at Boston College, has a keen eye for talent, demonstrated last year with first-rounder Darnell Wright, who shows star potential.
This year, the choice of Yale tackle Kiran Amegadjie at No. 75 overall is notable for its high upside. Despite a quad injury that limited his showing at the Senior Bowl, multiple scouts believed Amegadjie could have been a top-45 pick. The consistent praise for the Bears' draft strategy extends to their fourth and fifth picks, which have also been well-received, even avoiding ridicule for choosing a punter in the fourth round. While Super Bowl titles are prestigious, it seems the approval of the internet might be this year's true prize.
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