3 cornerbacks at NFL Combine Chicago Bears should trade up for

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As Chicago Bears fans take in the 2022 NFL Combine this week, there is a whole lot of work going on behind the scenes.

New general manager Ryan Poles gave fans all the warm fuzzy feelings they wanted earlier this week when he spoke. Poles said all the right things and, right now, the majority of us believe the Bears are headed in the right direction.

Head coach Matt Eberflus also spoke, giving us an idea of the exact type of players he’s looking for and the plans he has for this team going forward.

One of the areas that both Poles and Eberflus can agree needs work is at cornerback. It might be the most glaring issue on defense at the moment, and this year’s draft class presents some premier names.

Could the Chicago Bears trade up in the 2022 NFL Draft for a top-tier cornerback present at the Combine?

The Bears desperately need to get someone next to starting cornerback Jaylon Johnson, and it cannot be Kindle Vildor or Artie Burns. Johnson is an above-average corner in this league, and has potential to be one of the best.

If the Bears were able to pair Johnson with another top-end corner in this draft by trading up, watch out. This team already has plenty of pass rush prowess with new franchise record-holder Robert Quinn and one of the scariest men in football, Khalil Mack.

Sunday, we’ll see the defensive backs take the field for their share of drills. Which of these top cornerbacks might interest the Bears most, should they trade up? Let’s dive in.