Imagine you're watching the NFL Draft on Thursday night, patiently awaiting the Chicago Bears pick at 14th overall.
You start to realize the quarterbacks aren't being scooped up like you had hoped. The run on wide outs never materialized after Sammy Watkins went early.
Someone just traded up for Aaron Donald.
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix comes off the board.
Calvin Pryor is gone.
Cornerbacks Justin Gilbert and Kyle Fuller are drafted.
So Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears are on the clock at 14, and the above six players are off the board, as are Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack, the three offensive tackles, Eric Ebron and Anthony Barr.
Phil frantically checks in on trade options and nothing materializes to his liking.
The Bears will be making a pick at 14.
Which prospect should Phil call?
Any of the other wide outs would be a luxury pick. Could one of the QBs be good value at 14? What about Michigan State corner Darqueze Dennard or middle linebacker C.J. Mosley of Alabama? How about one of the other top ranked defensive tackles or defensive ends that are still available?
Phil Emery has six players he's targeting, but what if they're all off the board? Could he "reach" for someone again? Could he nab NIU safety Jimmie Ward at 14? Or how about Florida DT Dominique Easley in the first round? What if the next best player on his board is Notre Dame offensive lineman Zack Martin?
Here's a link to the SB Nation Top 200 draft board. Let us know whom you would take if those 13 players were gone, and also whom you think Phil Emery would take in that scenario.