Chicago Bears May Fill Safety Need by Moving Up in the Draft

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to Brad Biggs, the buzz around Bears circles is that GM Jerry Angelo may be interested in moving up in the NFL draft. That is something that Angelo has done only once in his Bears tenure.
Currently, the Bears lack a first or second round pick, and will not make a selection until 74 other players are picked.
Meanwhile, with a glaring hole at safety, and nobody worth overpaying for on the free agent market, the word is that Angelo may be targeting a safety, and would be willing to move up in the draft to get him.
But just how can he do this? Oh, let me count the ways.
For one, Angelo can package his third and fourth round picks for a second round choice. That would seem unlikely given all the needs the Bears have, including on the offensive and defensive lines, but it is a possibility.
Or, they could package a future pick for one now. Kind of like the old "I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today" line. (By the way, if you know...

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