Bears GM Phil Emery isn't the only person conducting multiple mock drafts leading up to Thursday evening. See where the "core seven" place within these predictions.
Although the Bears' organization isn't exactly too keen on pushing their team into the spotlight, it looks like Chicago is a strong contender for HBO's "Hard Knocks" series going into the 2012 season.
With the NFL Draft fast approaching on Thursday at Radio City Music Hall in New York, CSNChicago.com has issued its final first-round mock draft. Take a look and let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks.
The Bears are very aware of players on their draft board that have had injuries in the past and GM Phil Emery explained on Monday how that affects their interest.
Bears general manager Phil Emery said he's looking at a core of seven players and he needs to be prepared for many of them to be gone before their No. 19 pick.