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The post-draft Bears Den: May 03, 2015 - 2015 NFL draft Chicago Bears news & notes

If you're happy about having an extra weekend Den to cover day 3 of the 2015 NFL draft and you know it, raise your hands!

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Bears productive on Day 3 of draft - Larry Mayer: Ryan Pace concluded his first draft as Bears GM by selecting three players on the final day who all possess strong traits and promising futures.

Best, worst case scenarios for all six Bears draft picks - Adam Hoge tries to cover both the glass half-full and half-empty crowds.

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Bears take Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford in round 4

Bears pick RB Langford in Round 4 - Larry Mayer: The Bears on Saturday selected Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford with the 106th pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.

Bears take Spartans RB Jeremy Langford in 4th - Patrick Finley: Some see Langford as more of a complimentary back, but the timing is interesting with Matt Forte contract's expiring after this season.  Is-Hub ArkushScouts expect Langford to be better in pros than he was in college.

Bears draft Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford - Not-Hub Fishbain: The Bears like Jeremy Langford's breakaway speed, productivity, and experience on defense for special teams coverage units.  Moon MullinSpecial teams could tip No. 2 RB job to Langford.

Player profile: Jeremy Langford - Dan Durkin: While his timed speed doesn’t always show up on film, he is a patient, one-cut runner ideally suited for a zone-based running scheme, which Adam Gase runs ... Josh Norris's profile & fit for Bears.

[Video] NFL Network - The Bears pick Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford No. 106 in the 2015 NFL Draft.

[Video] - Highlights of Bears fourth round draft choice Jeremy Langford ... Combine workout.

[Video] - Bears assistant direct of college scouting Jeff Shiver breaks down Jeremy Langford.

[Video] - Jeremy Langford answers questions from the Chicago media over the phone.

Bears draft Penn State safety Adrian Amos in round 5

Bears select safety Amos in Round 5 - Larry Mayer: After spending three of their first four picks on offense, the Bears bolstered their secondary by selecting Penn State safety Adrian Amos in the fifth round of the draft.

Bears draft Penn State safety Adrian Amos in 5th round - Adam L. Jahns: Safety was a priority for the Bears in a draft safety class that pundits have called weak this year, and Amos is eager to prove them wrong ... Baltimore riots hit home for Amos.

Bears draft Penn State S Adrian Amos - Son of Hub: Amos' history wearing multiple hats with the Nittany Lions was one of the qualities that most appealed to Ryan Pace.  Is-Hub ArkushHas good size, may be best suited as nickel safety.

Player profile: Adrian Amos - Dan Durkin: Amos is a true center field safety prospect who mans his zone and shows the range to get off his deep landmark and make plays at the hash marks.  Chris Emma: Greg Gabriel: Has outstanding traits but needs to be more physical.

[Video] NFL Network - Adrian Amos working out at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

[Video] - A Bears area scout whom the web team decided wasn't worth naming in their page description breaks down Adrian Amos.

[Video] - Fifth round pick Adrian Amos answers questions from the Chicago media over the phone.

Bears select TCU OT Olutayo Fabuluje in round 6

Perseverance pays off for Fabuluje - Larry Mayer: The Bears used their final pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to select TCU OT Olutayo Fabuluje with the 183rd overall choice in the sixth round.

Tayo Fabuluje overcomes past - Patrick Finley: The Bears used their 6th — and last — draft pick on TCU O-lineman Tayo Fabuluje, a 6-6, 353-pounder who started 12 games at tackle last year.  Jeff DickersonFormidable on field but proves family is first ... Bob LeGereRaw prospect that the Bears must mold into a professional.

Bears draft TCU OT Tayo Fabuluje - Not-Hub Fishbain: For someone whose father was deported when he was five and whose mother is incarcerated, Fabuluje admitted that his accomplishment he at one point didn't see coming.  Moon MullinNFL may be a breeze for Fabuluje after life struggles.  Is-Hub ArkushA classic developmental pick for the practice squad.

[Video] NFL Network - NFL Network announces the Bears' sixth round pick, Tayo Fabuluje.

[Video] - Highlights of sixth round draft choice Tayo Fabuluje ... Combine workout.

[Video] - Area scout Zach Truty breask down Tayo Fabuluje.

[Video] - Sixth round pick Tayo Fabuluje answers questions from the Chicago media over the phone.

Summing up Bears' draft day 3, UDFA news

Bears' day 3 picks - Bob LeGere: On the final day of the draft, the Bears selected a back who could complement and eventually replace Matt Forte, a safety because they almost always draft one, and a massive O-lineman with a compelling back story.  Dan WiedererPace happy with the strides he believes the team made this weekend.

Draft analysis - Not-Hub Fishbain and Arthur Hubsson break down each of the Bears' picks on Saturday, and how they fit with the team.  Profiles and reports for Bears' 2015 draft class.

The newest Bears: Jeremy Langford, Adrian Amos, Tayo Fabuluje - Dan Wiederer and Rich Campbell profile the Bears' day 3 selections.

Bears don't draft QB, line up Shane Carden - Patrick Finley: The Bears didn't draft a QB, but expect to announce the signing of East Carolina's Shane Carden on Sunday along with the rest of their UDFA class.

Ryan Pace's first Bears draft always was BPA - Adam L. Jahns: Pace was so locked into his first draft board that he didn’t realize that he repeated Phil Emery’s picks from last year during Day 3 of the draft ... Jeff DickersonFront office seemed intent on correcting past mistakes ... Moon MullinRe-drafting is a Bears tradition Ryan Pace must end.

[Video] - Is-Hub Arkush, Not-Hub Fishbain, and Spawn of Hub recap Ryan Pace's first draft as Bears GM.


Bears strike gold with Kevin White - Adam L. Jahns: By all accounts, Ryan Pace not only used the No. 7 overall pick on a special receiver, he also used it on a relentless competitor with special character.

Kevin White getting his show on road at last - Brad Biggs: Kevin White overcame obstacles every step of the way to become a first-round draft pick and now that he's reached the NFL, he would like to share his story with kids and tell them to never give up.


OK, so the 1988 49ers may have gone on to win the Super Bowl after upsetting the Bears 28-3 at Soldier Field in the NFC Championship... and ~technically~ they might be considered the team of the 80s based on winning 4 Lombardi trophies during the decade... but there's clearly no comparing the 49ers Rap to the masterpiece that is the Superbowl Shuffle.  Ha!  Bearsss.