Mocking the Mocks: Who Steven Schweickert from WCG thinks the Chicago Bears will take, and our Mock Draft Extravaganza!

Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The NFL Draft is finally upon us, and Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery will finally end all our mock draft speculation by making a decision at #20 in this evenings first round. This will be our final Mocking the Mocks post on WCG so we'll spotlight one of our own, and hit on a few other draft prognosticators.

Yesterday Windy City Gridiron's very own Steven Schweickert appeared on the blog talk radio show, Making Sense, and he participated in their mock draft.HE took a player that we've heard a lot about the last month, Alec Ogletree, linebacker, Georgia.

The other two MLBs, Manti Te'o and Arthur Brown, were also available, yet Steven went with Ogletree. The risk factor is definitely higher with the Georgia backer, but so his his ceiling.

Linebacker seems to be a popular choice in these last minute mocks.

In Mel Kiper's latest and in Mike Mayock's only mock, they went with Te'o to the Bears.

Here's Mel's take;

The Bears found one pretty good piece in free agency at linebacker in D.J. Williams, but James Anderson doesn't provide great assurances at the other spot, and Lance Briggs is in the same position now as Brian Urlacher was a couple of years ago. He can still play but both he and the Bears know the clock is ticking. I think Te'o is a natural fit as a possible starter now, and a long-time solution in the middle for years to come. The Bears have been built around stability at that position for a long time, and Te'o can keep it going.

... and here's Mike's take;

I think this kid's a three-down linebacker. I think he's a leader in your locker room. I understand all the off-the-field concerns, but at the end of the day, he's a leader, and you want him.

In both those mock draft's Ogletree and Brown were still on the board.

Mayock isn't the only mock drafter at NFL.com, their experts vary on Chicago's pick as well. Besides the usual suspects, they have the Bears going Florida State corner Xavier Rhodes, Boise State corner Jamar Taylor, and Tennessee wide out Cordarrelle Patterson.

SB Nation's Matthew Fairburn added a twist to his mock, he didn't include any trades, but he did match the player with the team he expects to select him. So his pick of Kansas State's Arthur Brown to the Bears may not be exactly the 20th pick, but the Bears could trade back for him.

Fellow SB Nation mocker, Dan Kadar, did a straight forward mock draft, and he has the Bears also taking Brown. And yes, both Te'o and Ogletree are available.

The six mock drafters at CBS Sports mostly differ on the Bears direction.

Rob Rang goes two rounds and here are his Bears picks;

Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina: The Bears hope they solved their issue at left tackle with expensive free agent Jermon Bushrod but the interior remains in shambles. Cooper, a four-year starter with the ability to play well at any of the three interior positions, would be a solid value here.

... and at 50;

Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut: Athletic, productive weak-side linebacker who could team with Lance Briggs, D.J. Williams to give the Bears an awfully productive trio.

Dane Brugler also goes two rounds, and he sticks with the big guys for the Bears;

20 - Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina: The Bears aren't shy about taking the best player available on the board, which might be Williams. The North Carolina tackle has intriguing upside and would give Chicago depth on the interior defensive line.

50 - Kyle Long, OG, Oregon: The Bears' offensive line woes have seemed to be lingering for years and a player like Long would give them some long-term hope.

Pat Kirwan has the Bears going with Tennessee wide out Cordarrelle Patterson, and Will Brinson has them going with the other Georgia linebacker, Jarvis Jones.

Both Pete Prisco and Clark Judge have the Bears taking Arthur Brown.

If you like the deeper mock drafts, Walter Football has a couple. The mock by Walter himself is as follows:

1st - Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
2nd - Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State
4th - B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary
5th - Reid Fragel, OT, Ohio State
6th - Chris Gragg, TE, Arkansas

If the Bears could get Richardson and Brown, they would be ecstatic.

Walter Football also has a full mock draft from Charlie Campbell, and here's his Chicago picks:

1st - Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington
2nd - Kevin Minter, ILB, LSU
4th - Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech
5th - Stefphon Jefferson, RB, Nevada
6th - Ty Powell, OLB, Harding

And since we started this Mock Draft Extravaganza off with a WCG writer, we'll cap it off with the mock draft I did yesterday, where I traded back to 31 with the 49ers, and left you to make the pick for the Bears. Also, if you just can't get enough Draft info, be sure to peruse the entire WCG NFL Draft section, and for your daily Chicago Bears fix don't forget about the Bears Den.

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