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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS / DRAFT

Wiederer: Bears select Ashland TE Adam Shaheen with No. 45 pick in NFL draft after trade with Cardinals - Chicago Tribune - After trading down from the No. 36 spot to No. 45 overall in Friday night's second round of the NFL draft, the Bears selected Ashland TE Adam Shaheen.

DeWitt: Analyzing the Chicago Bears' 2017 Second Round Pick Adam Shaheen - Da Bears Brothers - In this episode, Da Bears Brothers instantly broke down the Chicago Bears' second round pick, tight end Adam Shaheen from Ashland.

LeGere: Bears trade down, take TE Shaheen with second pick - Daily Herald - Disdaining help for the defense, specifically the secondary, for a second straight day, the Bears took tight end Adam Shaheen from Division-II Ashland with the 45th overall pick after trading down nine spots in Round 2.

Campbell: Mitch Trubisky, Bears' QB of the future, is enjoying the moment - Chicago Tribune - Ryan Pace showed the football world just how much he believes in Mitch Trubisky by trading three mid-round draft picks for the opportunity to pick him.

LeGere: Bears' Trubisky "I know I can be a championship quarterback" - Daily Herald - If there's one thing Bears first-round pick Mitch Trubisky knows, it's how to develop as a quarterback without playing. That could come in handy as he bides his time behind current starter Mike Glennon.

Jahns: Looming suitors for Mitch Trubisky sparked right action by Bears - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears loved Mitch Trubisky and did what they had to do to get him.

Riesman: The Chicago Bears’ 1st round was a disaster - Pride Of Detroit - You thought it was bad Thursday night. It was even worse.

Finley's Podcast: Talking to Mitch Trubisky about his Bears selection - Chicago Sun-Times - In the latest episode of Halas Intrigue, the Chicago Sun-Times' Patrick Finley talks to Mitch Trubisky about his selection as the Bears' quarterback:

Jahns: Bears rookie Mitch Trubisky ready to be 'face of the franchise' - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears surely hope he will be. It’s why they traded up to draft him with the second overall pick.

Finley: Bears trade back, take small-school TE Adam Shaheen - Chicago Sun-Times - After trading back in the draft to get extra picks, the Bears went about finding their quarterback of the future a tight end with whom to grow.

Cox: Instant analysis of Bears drafting Adam Shaheen in 2nd round-| Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears drafted Ashland tight end Adam Shaheen in the second round, bringing another weapon to the middle for Mike Glennon.

Highlights of new Bears TE Adam Shaheen - Bears Wire - Video highlights of Bears second-round pick Adam Shaheen

Fishbain: Trubisky's Chicago Bears career begins in the spotlight at Halas Hall - Pro Football Weekly - The No. 2 overall pick met the Chicago media in his first day as a Bear

They Said It: 2017 NFL Draft - ChicagoBears.com - A look at what writers across the Internet are saying about the Bears following the first round of the NFL Draft.

Fishbain: Chicago Bears trade back in second round and take Ashland TE Adam Shaheen - Pro Football Weekly - Shaheen, a former basketball player, caught 16 touchdown passes last season

Mayer: Trubisky sees Bears as 'a perfect fit' - ChicagoBears.com - Bears first-round draft pick Mitchell Trubisky displayed poise, confidence and command during his introductory press conference Friday afternoon at Halas Hall.

Mayer: Bears pick TE Shaheen in Round 2 - ChicagoBears.com - After trading down nine spots in the second round of the draft, the Bears on Friday night selected 6-6, 277-pound tight end Adam Shaheen with the 45th overall pick.

Alper: Ashland tight end Adam Shaheen goes to Bears at No. 45 - ProFootballTal -
The Bears traded up and took a quarterback in the first round and followed that up by trading down to take a tight end in the second round. Their choice comes with an unusual pedigree for a second-round pick.

Mike Mayock's pick-by-pick draft analysis - NFL.com - Mike Mayock breaks down every selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, from the predictable picks to the wild trades. Follow along below as we update live!

KNOW THY ENEMY

Packers Draft Pick Kevin King Press Conference: “I’m a cheesehead now” - Acme Packing Company - The newest Packer is excited about his new NFL home after having a long wait during the day on Friday.

Packers Draft Pick Kevin King Press Conference: “I’m a cheesehead now” - Acme Packing Company - The newest Packer is excited about his new NFL home after having a long wait during the day on Friday.

Gantt: Vikings trade up to take Dalvin Cook 41st overall - ProFootballTalk - The Vikings moved on from Adrian Peterson this offseason, and knew they needed a running back. So they traded in front of the Eagles, and took Florida State running back Dalvin Cook with the 41st overall pick. They traded with the Bengals to get there.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Snyder: Chicago Bears 2017 Draft Pick Grade - Adam Shaheen - Windy City Gridiron -Pace swings for the fences with a massive tight end project

Zeglinski: Bears make trade with Cardinals, slide back in second round - Windy City Gridiron - Ryan Pace recouped some assets the Bears used in the Mitchell Trubisky trade with a wise move on day two.

Householder: 2017 NFL Draft: Bears Twitter reacts to pick - Windy City Gridiron - Twitter had the instant reaction to the Bears’ 2nd round pick

Zeglinski: Bears select Adam Shaheen with No. 45 pick in the second round - Windy City Gridiron - After a trade down from No. 36 overall, the Bears nabbed their future projected starting tight end in Adam Shaheen.

FANPOSTS

Rhinoliner: Of course! I got it! Mitchell Trubisky = Drew Brees! - Windy City Gridiron - I'm having an Ace Ventura, finkle is einhorn, einhorn is finkle moment today still thinking about this trade up selection. I haven't heard the pro comparison to Drew Brees in the media yet but I...

Erik Christopher Duerrwaechter: Mitchell Trubisky - a draft-day deal through a Sport Management perspective - Windy City Gridiron - It happened. It actually happened; a draft-night trade involving the Chicago Bears moving up to select the class's top overall QB prospect in Mitchell Trubisky. Never before, in the history of the...

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