You don't rush for 4,239 yards at the college level without being an extraordinary athlete.
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.
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round, the 249th player taken.
GM Phil Emery said beforehand that he would be “ecstatic” if three of the Bears’ six targeted players were available.
A spin through various of the higher-end mock drafts and the network of NFL contacts have Alabama safety Ha’ Sean Clinton-Dix and Louisville safety Calvin Pryor both within rea