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The most “responsible” pro comparisons for the Bears’ 2018 draft picks

In how he conducts himself, Anthony Miller reminds one coach of a star NFL safety. NBC Sports Chicago’s J.J. Stankevitz discusses this, recaps the Bears’ draft, and more on the latest WCG radio.

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The hoopla of the draft’s conclusion does not bring a close to the NFL off-season. No, that merciful dead period of the summer is still a little over a month away. That means that the Bears enjoying one of their best immediate impact drafts in some time needs time to be properly processed, digested, and beaten like a dead horse.

To help make sense of the final touches Bears general manager Ryan Pace put on his roster, NBC Sports Chicago’s J.J. Stankevitz joined me on the latest jam-packed episode of WCG Radio. From how Roquan Smith projects as a professional, to who Anthony Miller draws reminders of with his work ethic, we broke it all down. Plus, we looked to the future and cracked open Chicago’s “window.”

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On this episode of WCG Radio

NBC Sports Chicago’s J.J. Stankevitz hops on to help analyze the results of the Bears’ 2018 Draft, discuss ideal pro comparisons, and open the Bears’ “window.”

  • An immediate impact draft sets the Bears’ up well. What does their future look like now?
  • Did Ryan Pace’s draft philosophy change?
  • Opening Chicago’s title window
  • How Roquan Smith and James Daniels fit (totally *responsible* comparisons here)
  • Who does Anthony Miller compare to as a professional, not necessarily as a player?
  • Joel Iyiegbuniwe representing inside linebacking futures (we can pronounce his name!)
  • *Trying* to calm the “panic” on Chicago’s edge rush and tackle situations
  • Should the Bears be putting as much stock into Vic Fangio’s coaching as possible with Kylie Fitts?
  • Kevin White’s fifth-year option not picked up: No future hindsight here, no sir
  • All eyes are on Mitchell Trubisky now
  • Mailbag on fifth and sixth receiver Twitter mentions

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.