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Drafting purely for need is a sure way to get yourself fired, but finding a balance between need and best player available is a fine line that general managers have to manage each NFL Draft. Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace has always leaned towards BPA and I expect him to continue down that path in 2020.

The biggest hole on the Bears roster resides at right guard, so it does make sense how our FanPulse voters chimed in on this latest poll.

But is offensive line Chicago’s top DRAFT need?

Considering where the Bears are set to pick in the 2020 NFL Draft (43 and 50 in the second-round) will they be getting value if they go with o-line on one or both of those picks?

The boards I’ve looked over makes me believe that they could get a quality interior offensive linemen at either of those spots and it wouldn’t be considered a reach.

Here’s the full tabulation from our FanPulse voters.

Offensive Line - 56%
Tight End - 24%
Quarterback - 13%
Defensive End - 4%
Defensive Back - 2%
Wide Receiver - 1%

Since the Bears run a 3-4, I’m guessing that defensive end option is really EDGE, or outside linebacker in their scheme.

Let’s see if the WCG community agrees with the FanPulse on this one.

Poll

Bears fans, which position is the team’s biggest draft need?

This poll is closed

  • 62%
    Offensive line
    (675 votes)
  • 12%
    Tight end
    (136 votes)
  • 9%
    Quarterback
    (107 votes)
  • 11%
    EDGE
    (123 votes)
  • 2%
    Defensive back
    (28 votes)
  • 1%
    Wide receiver
    (11 votes)
1080 votes total Vote Now

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