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Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys. On the latest WCG Radio, we discuss why the Bears shouldn’t sign him. Plus we go in depth on the team’s two biggest draft needs.

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The timeless tradition of a high profile player sports fans are familiar with being clamored for after a release continues. To start the weekend, the Cowboys cut Dez Bryant. Naturally, Twitter blew up in it’s typical fashion of respective fans urging their favorite teams to sign him: the Bears’ populace included.

On the latest WCG Radio, lead draft analyst E.J. Snyder hopped on the program to help detail why Bryant isn’t a good fit for Chicago, and why these familiar names never work out. Then, we went in depth on the Bears’ two primary draft needs: the defensive edge and interior offensive line. Harold Landry, your dinner is served.

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On this episode of WCG Radio

Windy City Gridiron draft analyst E.J. Snyder talks Dez Bryant, and the edge and interior offensive line classes of the 2018 NFL Draft.

  • Bryant was released by the Cowboys (sign him!): why he isn’t a fit for the Bears and where he might end up
  • The Twitter insanity of released familiar players immediately being fits on any team
  • Draft edge preview: Boston College’s Landry leads the charge
  • Draft interior offensive line preview: Frank Ragnow is not getting enough love
  • Sleepers on the interior: Auburn’s Braden Smith is a technical beast
  • Sleepers on the edge: think Tulane’s Ade Aruna

Robert Zeglinski is the Bears beat writer for The Rock River Times, an editor for Windy City Gridiron and Inside The Pylon, and is a contributor to Pro Football Weekly and The Athletic Chicago. You can follow him on Twitter @RobertZeglinski.