The Bears were widely expected to address safety with their pick at No. 14 of the first round. But they also had even bigger needs at cornerback and defensive tackle.
A pattern has started to emerge in the drafting of Bears GM Phil Emery, beginning with a distinct tendency to be decidedly aggressive rather than conservative in bringing in talent with an emphasi
GM Phil Emery said beforehand that he would be “ecstatic” if three of the Bears’ six targeted players were available.
General manager Phil Emery made no secret that the Bears would go defense-heavy in this year’s draft.