Bears 7-Round Mock Draft: Three Trades Lead to Huge Draft Haul

The Bears start with four picks and finish with eight draft choices.
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The Chicago Bears enter the 2024 NFL Draft with just four draft picks after dealing away a bulk of them to add veteran upgrades.

So far it is worth it.

Montez Sweat has become a multiplier on defense as his pass-rushing ability immediately improved the defense last season. It cost the Bears a second-round pick to get him at the trade deadline and a boatload of money to keep him. It is still a deal general manager Ryan Poles should make every day of the week and twice on Sundays.

Poles finally got the offensive lineman he has coveted in Ryan Bates for a fifth-round pick. He will compete to be the starting center and if he fails, he can be the swing guard.

Then Poles traded away a fourth-round pick to get a complimentary wide receiver for D.J. Moore in Keenan Allen. He might be getting up there in years, but he is still one of the most productive receivers in the game.

It is almost as if the Bears are trying to put together a good supporting cast for the presumptive No. 1 overall pick in...

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It is almost a done deal. Unless something out of the blue happens, the Bears are taking Caleb Williams No. 1 overall. He is considered a generational talent. He still has some areas in his game to grow to thrive in the NFL, but since he is not visiting with any other teams and the Bears have traded Justin Fields, he is going No. 1 in this mock draft.