Chicago Bears Mock Draft: Carson Wentz trade changes things

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Scouting Report. Pick Analysis. Jackson Carman. Clemson. 2. player. 57. OT

Another trade right off the bat sees the Bears move back in the second round while also moving up and getting a fourth-round pick in the process.

Bears get: Pick no. 59, Pick no. 123 (4th Round)

Browns get: Pick no. 52, Pick no. 148 (5th Round)

By moving back seven spots in the second round, Chicago gets to move up 25 spots a little later on. At pick no. 59, too, the Bears address a position which fans will desperately be clamoring for them to upgrade.

Offensive tackle is going to be different in 2021, period. Charles Leno and Bobby Massie are both now viewed as weak links up front, and one of them will be replaced. One of them will end up being cut in order to save some money while also hopefully finding a better player to step in.

Jackson Carman has protected the blind side of Trevor Lawrence throughout his collegiate career, and if you’re telling me the Bears can get the guy who helped the nation’s best quarterback stay clean, I’m in.

The interesting part about Carman is the fact that he may project best at right tackle due to his only real question mark: speed. He may be a better fit on the right side simply because he’s not fast enough to keep up with the real speedy edge rushers, but that’s not a deal breaker. Carman is still an extremely powerful athlete. He possesses great strength and it’s especially noticeable in the run game.

This is a player who will hold his own against just about any opposing rusher and will give the Bears an immediate starter.