In 2020, the 8-8 Bears playoffs came thanks to an extended record season, however was quickly eliminated by the Saints in the Wild Card Round. In the 2021 draft, they have 20th overall election, their first election in the first round since 2018 (thanks to Khalil Mack Act), when they took Georgia LB Roquan Smith 8th Overall. This offseason, the bear parted ways with QB Mitchell Trubisky, an election in the first round back in 2017, who has since signed with Buffalo. Chicago signed Andy Dalton to a one-year $ 10 million deal, but in a draft rich in quarterback talent (and with them Russell Wilson rumors finally die out), Chicago is likely to be looking for a more long-term response to the position.
The bears’ situation with a wage ceiling meant that they were limited to minor movements in free agency, and they have plenty of need left to address in the draft. After release All-Pro CB Kendall Fuller, the gaps in the secondary are bigger than ever. Star WR Allen Robinson signed his franchise tag after a lengthy and controversial negotiation, but wide receiver is still a great need for the Bears Offense, which ended 26th i ligaen i yards pr. match in 2020and which currently missing depth beyond Robinson and RB David Montgomery.
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Chicago Bears 2021 NFL Draft:
- Round 1, pick 11 (from NYG) – Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State
- Round 2, select 39 (from CAR) – Teven Jenkins, OT, Oklahoma State
- Round 5, select 151 (from CAR) – Larry Borom, OT, Missouri
- Round 6, select 204
- Round 6, select 208
- Round 6, select 221
- Round 6, select 228
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