Should Bears' general manager Ryan Pace stick with his best player available strategy?
If Pace does go BPA, then would a quarterback even be that high on his board, especially if one of the other teams in front of him drafts a QB?
There are still a lot of underclassmen that need to decide whether to declare for the draft or not, the NFL scouts and coaches still have plenty of film to devour, the players have to meet with the teams and perform at the NFL Combine, all this before draft boards are finalized.
The NFL Draft is full of twists and turns, with no 2 teams having the excact same player rankings or needs. Two teams may each covet a QB, but one may have Mitch Trubisky ranked on top of their QB list, with the other team having DeShone Kizer number 1. One team may have a first round grade on Brad Kaaya, while another rates him in the 2nd or 3rd round.
The bottom line is that nothing is set in stone yet.
In my latest T Formation Conversation Podcast (Subscribe now on iTunes!) I go over Chicago's current draft position and how it relates with their need for a quarterback, and how it relates with the possible quarterback needs of the teams drafting in front of them.
If the Bears pass on a QB at #4 overall, will they get value in the 2nd round if they stay put? Would they have to trade back into the 1st to get their guy?
Maybe they believe Chad Kelly or Davis Webb would be prospects worth taking on the 2nd day?
I know it's still a little early, but what do you guys think about the quarterback prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft?