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.
When the Bears selected LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson with the 51st overall pick in the second-round of the NFL Draft, Will Sutton thought his hopes of joining the team he rooted for growing u
Coming out of LSU after his junior season and his only one as a starter, defensive tackle Ego Ferguson was termed “a reach for the Bears” by ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper.
LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson hadn’t intended to leave school early after his junior season and his mother, Brenda Bryant, never pushed him to declare for the draft.
Those Bears fans who question the method to Phil Emery's drafting madness might say "Ego" is the perfect first name for the general manager's second-round pick Friday night.