One of the primary reasons why Jerry Angelo was let go as general manager and Lovie Smith was dismissed as head coach was the Bears’ failure to keep pace with the Green Bay Packers.
Maybe it’s a sign.
The Bears went into the 2013 hoping to add a young quarterback but resigned to the reality that they lacked the draft ammunition to make a dramatic move in a middle round.
The selection of Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long was a clear signal of several significant principles now in play for the Bears that are changed from just a couple of years ago.
An offseason devoted to building an offense around quarterback Jay Cutler continued Thursday night when the Bears selected Oregon guard Kyle Long with the 20th pick of the 2013 draft’s first round