Chicago Bears address major needs in this mock draft

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In the third round, the Chicago Bears trade down twice and then address the offensive line

I fully expect Ryan Poles to trade down to pick up some more draft picks. This is the round where he pulls it off not once, but twice.

In the simulation, The Washington Commanders made a trade with Denver to get pick 75 and 113. Washington wanted to move so the Bears get a fourth-round pick in return for trading down two spots.

Then, in the simulation, the Chicago Bears traded down again with the San Francisco 49ers.

Pick Analysis. Memphis. 3. player. 858. Scouting Report. Interior Offensive Lineman. Dylan Parham

With no more deals to be made, Poles addresses the offensive line. Pro Football Focus had Parham as one of the best players available on the board. The Chicago Bears offensive line needs an upgrade, especially with James Daniels being an unrestricted free agent. Here the Bears get a lineman who has 51 career starts.

He also did not allow a sack last season and had just four penalties. Keeping the quarterback clean and cutting down on penalties are two areas where the offensive line needs to be cleaned up.

Bleacher Report points out with his frame and athletic ability he can play either guard or center in the NFL.’s scouting report thinks he could become a starting guard in the NFL within his first three seasons.

His frame and size are ideal for a guard in the zone blocking scheme the Chicago Bears will be implementing next season.