Tayo Fabuluje got the call of a lifetime on Saturday when Bears coach John Fox informed the TCU tackle that the Bears had selected him with their sixth-round pick, the 183rd overall.
For the 12th time in the last 14 drafts, the Bears used a draft choice on a safety (and that doesn’t include free-agency signings). It’s a pattern that has to end sometime.
Not that long ago the Bears made an annual dip into free agency for a veteran backup to running back Matt Forte. Now the search for Forte understudies appears to be settling into the draft.
Jeremy Langford (RB), Michigan State
6’0” | 208 lbs.
When Ryan Pace was hired as general manager, it was a first domino in a chain of change that was expected to go through a franchise-worst Bears defense like a tsunami.