NFL Draft: Could Bears go Barkley in second round?

NFL Draft: Could Bears go Barkley in second round?
April 26, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Tony Andracki

The Bears made a splash with their selection of offensive lineman Kyle Long in the first round of the NFL Draft Friday night.

[MORE: Long selection highlights changes in Bears draft philosophy]

So why not keep the trend going?

Rotoworld has a complete second-day mock draft and they have another surprise when the Bears come on the clock at pick No. 50:

USC quarterback Matt Barkley.

[Draft Capsule: USC QB Matt Barkley]

That would certainly spice things up.

With Jay Cutler on a contract year, Evan Silva and the Rotoworld crew thinks this could be a move that would take Cutler's game to the next level.

[RELATED: Look for Bears to add Cutler's backup via draft]

It's interesting, to say the least. The Bears didn't add a backup quarterback in free agency and have been linked to some of the top signal-callers in the draft with Cutler's future in doubt.