Baffled By the Bears: Why Did Chicago Draft Dan LeFevour?

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now, don't get me wrong, drafting one of the better quarterbacks in the 2010 NFL Draft's sixth round is an excellent pickup.
I understand that.
But, don't the Bears have holes at just about every other position on the field?
Wouldn't it have made sense to try and draft savvy at another position, and hold off on their backup quarterback selection of Central Michigan's Dan LeFevour?
Current Chicago backup QB Caleb Hanie has looked serviceable as an understudy to Jay Cutler, but he is definitely not starter quality.
So, if Cutler ever did go down with a lasting injury, it would be nice to have a solid backup with starter skills and potential. Is this the reason the Bears drafted LeFevour? Are they only hoping he is backup quality?
I think my issue with the Bears' sixth-round selection is that Dezmon Briscoe was still on the board, along with several other offensive lineman. I could even understand picking up some extra defensive backs, as well.
But quart...

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