The Chicago Bears have the first overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft because they were the worst team in the league this season. There are still three more rounds of the postseason to go but there are plenty of reasons to already be excited about the draft.
The Bears could make a selection with this pick. As of right now, they are technically on the clock. There are some really good players from high-level colleges ready to be drafted. As of right now, however, it doesn’t seem like the Bears are going to go that route.
It feels like a situation in which they are going to trade out of the first overall pick. They are likely to still make a first-round selection because another one would almost certainly be coming back in a deal for the top spot.
A team that needs a franchise quarterback is most likely to be the one that finally gets the deal done. There are two very good ones in this draft. Bryce Young comes from Alabama and CJ Stroud comes from Ohio State.
The Chicago Bears should be taking advantage of teams desperate for a QB.
They will both be drafted in the top five and probably play next year. Plenty of teams are going to be calling the Bears in an attempt to move up and select one of these two players. Whether they are NFL caliber or not remains to be seen but two teams will be taking a chance on one of them.
One team that is almost certainly going to be in the mix is the Indianapolis Colts. They haven’t gotten it right since Andrew Luck retired so it might be time for them to make a big move like this for a quarterback. One of these three trades could possibly get a deal done: