Bears would be prudent to trade down from no. 7 overall - Greg Gabriel: The Bears’ needs and the strength of the draft just happen to coincide this year; by trading down to get three selections in the first two rounds, they could easily get two D-linemen and either a receiver or edge pass rusher.
Bears' need for pass-rushing outside linebacker fits draft's strength - Brad Biggs: Pernell McPhee alone isn't going to prop up a pass rush in need of a boost, with none of the candidates to try at outside linebacker a cinch to be highly productive.
Mock Draft - Will Brinson: After dealing Brandon Marshall to the Jets, Chicago needs to reload on offense and Amari Cooper sitting there as a polished, top-10 option to help Jay Cutler is a big plus.
Ex-Bear news - Larry Mayer: Former Bear Nate Collins is one of about 100 out-of-work veterans scheduled to participate in the inaugural NFL Veteran Combine Sunday in Arizona. Chris Boden: More ex-Bears and local college stars who will attend.
Know thy enemy: Lions - Michael Rothstein with a look at where the Lions stand with their own free agents.
Cheerleaders - NFL.com with the best cheerleader photos of the 2014 season... as chosen by someone with no aesthetic sense, apparently.
Sloppy play from Ireland in an otherwise enthralling match against a much more clinical Wales, who deserved the victory. Four of the six teams still could win the tournament, which will come down to points difference: that's my Saturday sorted.