Potential Bears Trade-Back Target in Draft Revealed

The Chicago Bears have two first-round picks in the 2024 NFL Draft and a potential trade back target is revealed.

Aug 13, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA;  Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus, left, and general
Aug 13, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus, left, and general / Jamie Sabau-USA TODAY Sports

We are inching closer and closer to the NFL Draft. The Chicago Bears are going to be one of the most active teams on Day 1 of the draft because they own the No. 1 and No. 9 overall selections in the first round.

It's all but confirmed they are going to pick USC's Caleb Williams with first overall pick but that second selection is up for grabs.

Some believe Chicago will look to snag another playmaker or someone along the defensive line, but Sportskeeda's Tony Pauline states the Bears have their eye on Troy Fantanu as a possible trade back candidate.

Chicago Rumors: Tony Pauline States Bears Have Troy Fantanu as Trade Back Candidate

Pauline said, "Fautanu was meeting with the Philadelphia Eagles and Las Vegas Raiders after the workout. The Chicago Bears have also shown an interest in the talented blocker, so keep him on the radar if they trade out if the 9th spot."

The former Washington product has the ability to play the both tackle and guard at the next level. He has superb footwork and owns active hands.

According to PFF, Fautanu played in over 900 snaps in back-to-back years and finished with at least a 75 overall grade.

Chicago has made a flurry of moves and the NFL Draft is next. They aren't getting much love from oddsmakers. The Bears are currently third (+370) in the NFC North in terms of odds of winning the division according to FanDuel Sportsbook. If you like these numbers, Head over to FanDuel totake advantage of these odds and the sign-up offer of $200 after your first winning bet.

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