Bears' McCaskey confident in 2014 NFL Draft under Emery

Bears' McCaskey confident in 2014 NFL Draft under Emery
February 22, 2014, 4:30 pm
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INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Bears selected guard Kyle Long with the 20th overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft many people criticized general manager Phil Emery. Long was projected as a second-round pick and was considered a substantial reach by Chicago.

Emery would get the last laugh. Just eight months later, Long became the first Bears offensive rookie to be selected to the Pro Bowl since Gale Sayers in 1965.

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Bears Chairman George McCaskey caught up with Insider John 'Moon' Mullin at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday to discuss why Bears fans should have confidence in Emery after his last two drafts produced a pair of Pro Bowl players in Long and Alshon Jeffery.

"Well you saw last year people thought Kyle Long might have been a reach and he goes to the Pro Bowl," McCaskey said. "He looks like he's going to be an anchor on the right side of the line for years to come. I'm proud to have him as a Bear."

Check out more from McCaskey in the video above.