Ryan Pace is going to turn the Chicago Bears into a winner in 2018

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Chicago Bears Mitch Trubisky
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2017 Draft Class

Mitch Trubisky, Adam Shaheen, Tarik Cohen, Eddie Jackson and Jordan Morgan make up the 2017 draft class. In order to select Trubisky with the second overall pick, the Chicago Bears had to give the 49ers the No. 3 overall pick, a third-round pick (67th overall) and a fourth-round pick (111th overall) in the 2017 draft plus a third-round pick in the 2018 draft.

Here’s why I like the move. As I mentioned earlier, Pace doesn’t sit on his hands, while others make moves. There were rumors that the Cleveland Browns wanted to trade back up to take Trubisky. Pace didn’t waste time and the opportunity to miss out on his franchise quarterback. Instead, he did what he had to do to secure the future of the Chicago Bears, and I admire that.

Trubisky has been getting better each week. Against the Detroit Lions, Shaheen caught four balls for 40 yards and a touchdown. Also, in the game, Cohen had a diving 15-yard rushing touchdown.

Pace was able to draft him in the fourth round? Not only did he draft Cohen, but he also drafted Jackson seven picks earlier. Jackson basically won a game single-handedly against the Carolina Panthers. He had two defensive touchdowns in the game.

How many years have the Chicago Bears struggled to get a good saftey? Let alone two of them? They haven’t had a good one since the days of Mike Brown, but Pace has been able to find two of them in his first three years on the job.

Morgan is currently on injured reserve, but the kid can still have a bright future. Depending on how the Bears feel about Josh Sitton, that could be as soon as next season.