The Jacksonville Jaguars selected quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the quintessential home-state hero.
GM Phil Emery said beforehand that he would be “ecstatic” if three of the Bears’ six targeted players were available.
Gregg Rosenthal over at NFL.com has taken an interesting look at which teams have had the most roster turnover over the past two years.
For the second time in the past three preseasons, the Bears will play the defending Super Bowl champions in the much-anticipated third game in their preseason.
Chris Smith (DE), Arkansas
6'1" | 266 lbs.
36 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 8.5 sacks