With the 75th Pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears Select…

February 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

...Offensive Tackle Ciron Black, LSU.
Without having a pick in the first two rounds, the chances of getting an elite player are zero.
The chances of trading up to get a pick in the first two rounds are slim to none seeing as the Bears don't have much to offer these days. And, even if they did trade away a player worthy of a first- or second-round draft pick, chances are it would hurt the team more than it would help.
So why not draft a player who was looked at as an "elite" player (by some) had he gone into the 2009 draft pool.
Black is big. He is 6'5", 330 lbs. His strengths are his overall strength, technique, and experience. Those are all things the Bears offensive tackles lack right now.  Especially when we are talking about technique.
The Bears can benefit from the Tigers having an off year and Ciron's draft stock faltering due to that.
In all likelihood, he would be a "project."  He might take a year or two to develop into an above-average NFL O...

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