If your not familiar with Draftek, here's how they come up with their selections.
Drafttek.com uses a computer model to simulate a 7-round 2014 NFL Mock Draft. Each team has an analyst who supplies data on 2014 NFL Draft team needs. The team needs are matched up against a list of 2014 NFL Draft prospect rankings (aka "Big Board") in order to generate each selection in our 2014 NFL Mock Draft.
This is an interesting way to mock out a draft, as the human element is removed and the computer is working off their big board with team needs in mind. Every year countless draftniks reveal their mocks, and every year someone points out just how wrong they were. Here's one from Deadspin last year, Which NFL Draft Expert Had The Dumbest Mock Draft?
Mock drafts are a great way to drum up discussion, but they are more for entertainment purposes than anything. So with that being said, here's the Drafttek full mock for the Chicago Bears. To see their round by round mock, just click on the pick number on each round.
Round 1: Pick 14 - Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State
While I'm not as down on Jernigan as some, I still would rather take Aaron Donald at 14.
Round 2: Pick 51 - Trent Murphy, DE/LB, Stanford
I think this is the first time we've seem Murphy mocked to the Bears, and I would be fine with this pick. He's not a finished product, but he should be able to be a rotational end as a rookie. He's 6'5", 250 pounds, and some 3-4 teams see him as an OLB. Scouts pegged him as a tough hardworking high character guy with limited athleticism, but he tested better athletically at the combine that some thought. Rob Rang of CBSSports compares him to Jared Allen.
Round 3: Pick 82 - A.J. McCarron, QB, Alabama
I can really see Phil Emery drafting the heady McCarron to compete for the back up quarterback job. His skill set leads him to fit with a west coast offense team like the Bears, and I think he's the type of player Marc Trestman would really do wonders with.
Round 4: Pick 113 - Telvin Smith, LB, Florida State
The Bears could use more depth at linebacker and Smith has played inside and outside. Some scouts believe he should shift to safety because of his size/speed (6'3", 218 / 4.52 40), but Smith is on record that he prefers to remain at LB.
Round 5: Pick 144 - Ahmad Dixon, SS, Baylor
Even though the Bears signed a couple safeties, they need more talent, and adding a player in the draft is a strong possibility. Dixon has good size (6', 212) and scouts tab him as an in the box safety with good tackling skills.
Round 6: Pick 167 - Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma
The Bears need a young corner in the pipeline and Colvin is a physical, zone corner who also has safety experience.
Round 6: Pick 175 - Corey Linsley, C, Ohio State
Linsley is the #6 center according to CBSSports, and strength is a big asset of his. He started 26 straight games at Ohio State and would be good competition for the Bears interior o-line.
What are your thoughts on this mock draft?