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The 2020 draft is in the books, and it’s now UDFA madness day. Check back early and often as the team is finalized.

2020 NFL Draft - Rounds 2 - 7
Jaylon Johnson seated in center, puts on his new team’s cap after being selected by the Chicago Bears in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 24, 2020.
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

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Bears Early Undrafted Free Agent Signings Include Khalil Mack's Brother Ledarius - Bleacher Nation - The Bears wrapped up the 2020 draft only a little bit ago, but you know how it goes: now it's time to pounce quickly on undrafted free agents that you've been

Finally, Some Offensive Linemen! Bears Draft Arlington Hambright and Lachavious Simmons in the 7th Round - Bleacher Nation - Finally! Some offensive line help!

Arlington Heights Threw an Impromptu Parade for the Bears First 2020 NFL Draft Pick Cole Kmet! - Bleacher Nation - The Bears first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft didn't come until the second round, but that didn't stop that man's home town from throwing him a parade. Indeed,

Draft Review: Bears Address Needs, Add Depth - 670 The Score - The Bears completed their sixth draft under the direction of general manager Ryan Pace without any drama Saturday. The Bears made seven selections over the past three days, addressing voids with the headlining selections of tight end Cole Kmet and cornerback Jaylon Johnson in the second round.

Bernstein: Bears Stay Safe, Smart With First 2 Picks - 670 The Score - Just as so many of us are biding time revisiting favorite movies, baking our own bread or gorging on macaroni and cheese, there's nothing at all wrong with the similarly satisfying way Bears general manager Ryan Pace approached his two second-round draft picks Friday night.

Bears Bypass Quarterbacks In NFL Draft - 670 The Score - Before the Bears ever went on the clock in the NFL Draft this week, general manager Ryan Pace proclaimed he would be willing to draft a quarterback if that was the best player available. That also explained why the Bears didn't select a quarterback with any of their seven draft picks or pounce on

Bears Draft 2 Offensive Linemen In 7th Round - 670 The Score - The Bears used their consecutive seventh-round picks on offensive linemen in the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon, taking Colorado guard Arlington Hambright at No. 226 and Tennessee State tackle Lachavious Simmons at No. 227.

Bears Trade Into 5th Round Again, Nab WR Darnell Mooney - 670 The Score - Bears general manager Ryan Pace was infatuated with the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. For the second time in about an hour, Pace and the Bears traded into the fifth round, this time acquiring the No. 173 overall pick from the Eagles and selecting Tulane receiver Darnell Mooney.

Bears Take CB Kindle Vildor At No. 163 In 5th Round - 670 The Score - For the second time in as many days, the Bears added a cornerback in the NFL Draft. Chicago selected Georgia Southern cornerback Kindle Vildor at No. 163 overall in the fifth round Saturday afternoon.

Bears Trade Into 5th Round, Take DE Trevis Gipson - 670 The Score - The Bears traded into the No. 155 overall slot in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, then selected Tulsa defensive end Trevis Gipson.

Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears 2020 5th Round Picks: Trevis Gipson & Kindle Vildor - Chicago Audible Podcast - Listen to our instant reaction and analysis of both of the Chicago Bears' fifth-round draft picks Trevis Gipson and Kindle Vildor.

Why You Shouldn’t be Concerned with Jaylon Johnson’s Past Injuries - Chicago Audible Podcast - Despite three shoulder injuries, Jaylon Johnson should be good to go thanks to the procedure he had in March.

No quarterback? 5 takeaways from Bears' 2020 NFL Draft picks - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears didn't draft a quarterback, but that's not as big a deal as it may seem. Also: Position battles at safety and guard are coming into focus.

NFL Draft 2020: Why Ryan Pace, Bears' plan was a success - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears added win-now talent that should help them into the 2020s, making this year's draft plan a successful one for Ryan Pace.

NFL Draft Winners & Losers: Belichick's dog, Kingsbury's pad and Aaron Rodgers - NBC Sports Chicago - Taking one last look back at the last three days.

2020 NFL Draft: Offensive Lineman Arlington Hambright, Colorado, Round 7, Pick 226 - Offensive Lineman Lachavious Simmons, Tennessee State, Round 7, Pick 227 - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears on Saturday selected back-to-back offensive linemen in the seventh round of the draft, picking Colorado’s Arlington Hambright at No. 226 and Tennessee State’s Lachavious Simmons at No. 227.

2020 NFL Draft: Wide Receiver Darnell Mooney, Tulane, Round 5 Pick 173 - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears made their second trade on Day 3 of the NFL Draft Saturday, moving up to select Tulane receiver Darnell Mooney with the 173rd pick in the fifth round.

2020 NFL Draft: Defensive Back Kindle Vildor, Georgia Southern, Round 5 Pick 163 - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears addressed their secondary on Day 3 of the NFL Draft Saturday, selecting Georgia Southern cornerback Kindle Vildor with the 163rd pick in the fifth round.

2020 NFL Draft: Outside Linebacker Trevis Gipson, Tulsa, Round 5 Pick 155 - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears bolstered their pass rush Saturday, trading a 2021 fourth-round pick to the Vikings in exchange for a fifth-round choice (No. 155) they spent on Tulsa outside linebacker Trevis Gipson.

Take Bears Draft Challenge on Hall of Famers - ChicagoBears.com - In the third and final Bears draft quiz, fans can win memorabilia autographed by six players the Bears drafted, including Hall of Fame middle linebacker Brian Urlacher.

NFL Draft: Bears pick Georgia Southern CB Kindle Vildor in 5th round - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears chose Georgia Southern cornerback Kindle Vildor in the fifth round of the NFL Draft at No. 163 overall.

NFL Draft 2020: Bears trade in to take Tulsa’s Trevis Gipson in Round 5 - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears traded with a division rival to draft Tulsa edge rusher Trevis Gipson on Saturday.

Bears’ Ryan Pace goes drafting and wisely puts on his sensible shoes - Chicago Sun-Times - The team addresses big needs with the choice of Notre Dame tight end Cole Kmet and Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson.

Ryan Pace: Cole Kmet, Jaylon Johnson too good to pass up - Chicago Sun-Times - With five holes to fill and what is considered a deep second round, Pace saw an opportunity to get what he wanted and didn’t play any games — resisting offers to trade down.

Cole Kmet eager to be a hometown hero - Chicago Sun-Times - Getting drafted by the Bears in the second round is a "dream come true" for the Notre Dame tight end, who grew up in Lake Barrington and starred at St. Viator in Arlington Heights.

Column: Chicago Bears trust Matt Nagy to turn around offense - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears are relying on coach Matt Nagy and new quarterback Nick Foles to turn around last season’s bankrupt offense.

Chicago Bears: Tracking the 2020 NFL draft picks - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears have assembled their 2020 draft class. Here is a quick peek at the seven new players on the roster.

NFC North draft tracker: How did Chicago Bears' rivals fare? - Chicago Tribune - NFC North draft tracker: The Detroit Lions select yet another running back early, the Green Bay Packers fail to give Aaron Rodgers a new receiving weapon and the Minnesota VIkings stock up on defense.

Instant Analysis of the Chicago Bears 2020 7th-Round Picks Arlington Hambright & Lachavious Simmons - Chicago Audible Podcast - Listen as we share our instant analysis and reaction of both of the Chicago Bears' seventh round draft picks Arlington Hambright & Lachavious Simmons.

Trade Up! Instant Reaction & Analysis of the Chicago Bears 5th-Round Pick Darnell Mooney - Chicago Audible Podcast - The Chicago Bears traded back into the fifth round to select WR Darrell Mooney. Listen to our live reaction and analysis.

Ryan Pace turns it up a notch for fifth-round draft haul - Chicago Sun-Times - With opportunity knocking, the Bears’ GM pulled off two trades to end up with three players he coveted: Tulsa pass rusher Trevis Gipson, Georgia Southern cornerback Kindle Vildor and speedy Tulane receiver Darnell Mooney.

Ryan Pace says board ‘didn’t align for us’ after again failing to draft QB - Chicago Sun-Times - In 42 rounds, Bears GM Ryan Pace has drafted exactly one quarterback — Mitch Trubisky in 2017.

Have Bears fixed enough problems to compete for Super Bowl? Not yet - Chicago Sun-Times - They came into the offseason with questions at tight end, offensive line and quarterback. None of their answers are rock solid.

Bears to sign Khalil Mack’s brother as undrafted free agent - Chicago Sun-Times - Like his brother, Ledarius Mack played defensive end at Buffalo. The college football program announced the Bears’ decision shortly after the end of the NFL Draft.

NFL Draft: Bears undrafted free agents tracker - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears are filling out their 90-man roster with college standouts who weren’t picked in the draft this week.

Bears draft 2020: A pick-by-pick breakdown of all seven selections - Chicago Sun-Times - From Rounds 2 to 7, a look at the whom the Bears selected.

Bears draft picks 2020: Complete results for Chicago’s eight selections - Chicago Sun-Times - Here’s whom the Bears selected with their seven picks in the 2020 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft: Bears pick Colorado OL Arlington Hambright in 7th round - Chicago Sun-Times - As the Bears near the end of the 2020 NFL Draft, they took Colorado offensive lineman Arlington Hambright in the seventh round at No. 226 overall. It is their second-to-last pick, with the next one...

NFL Draft: Bears land Tulane speedster Darnell Mooney after another trade - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears made their second trade in under an hour Saturday, trading with the Eagles to take Tulane receiver Darnell Mooney in the fifth round.

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Detroit: Nobody cares

Minnesota: Nobody cares

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante's Film study: New Bears WR Darnell Mooney brings much-needed speed element to offense - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears added some athleticism to the wide receiver position with their selection of Darnell Mooney.

Chicago Bears 2020 Draft Grades: Darnell Mooney, WR, Tulane - Windy City Gridiron - EJ Snyder, our Senior Draft Analyst, is giving us his version of grades for the Bears selection of Tulane wide out Darnell Mooney, but we want your grade for him too.

Infante's Film study: New Bears CB Kindle Vildor brings physicality and swagger to defense - Windy City Gridiron - Check out this lightning-quick scouting report on the newest Bears defensive back, Kindle Vildor.

Wiltfong & Snyder's Chicago Bears 2020 Draft Grades: Kindle Vildor, CB, Georgia Southern - Windy City Gridiron - Our Senior Draft Analyst EJ Snyder is giving us his version of grades for the Bears selection of Kindle Vildor, but we want your traditional letter grade too.

Infante's Film study: New Bears EDGE Trevis Gipson an athletic pass-rushing force - Windy City Gridiron - Get to know the newest member of the Bears’ front-seven through this lightning-quick scouting report.

Wiltfong & Snyder's Chicago Bears 2020 Draft Grades: Trevis Gipson, EDGE, Tulsa - Windy City Gridiron - Our Senior Draft Analyst EJ Snyder is giving us his grades for the Bears selection of Tulas EDGE defender Trevis Gipson, but we want your grade for the pick too.

Householder: Twitter reacts to Chicago Bears pick of WR Darnell Mooney - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears third selection of the final day of the draft is in and everyone is shocked at another trade up

NFL Draft Results 2020: Bears take Darnell Mooney with the 173rd overall pick in the 5th round - Windy City Gridiron - With the 173rd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears have selected Tulane wide receiver Darnell Mooney after a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Bears sent picks 196, 200, and 233 to...

NFL Draft Results 2020: Bears take Trevis Gipson with the 155th overall pick in the 5th round - Windy City Gridiron - The Chicago Bears have finally made a pick on day three of the 2020 NFL Draft!

Householder: Twitter reacts to Chicago Bears fifth round NFL Draft pick - Windy City Gridiron - Day three is kicking off and the Bears start off with a trade!

Chicago Bears 2020 Draft Grades: Lachavious Simmons, OL, Tennessee State - Windy City Gridiron - Our Lead Draft Analyst Jacob Infante is coming off the bench to help us with some grades on the Bears’ 7th-round picks, but we still want your traditional letter grade for the Bears pick of Lachavious Simmons.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears Undrafted Free Agent Rumor Tracker - Windy City Gridiron - As the NFL Draft winds down, we’re sure to start seeing several prospects and their agents take to social media to talk about their exciting opportunities with various teams. Undrafted free agency...

Bears land Ahmad Wagner, per report - A Sea Of Blue - Wagner finds his first NFL home.

Bears Over Beers 2020 Draft Recap: Jaylon Johnson is the Crown Jewel - Windy City Gridiron - Jeff and EJ recap the 2020 draft

Infante's Film study: New Bears OL Lachavious Simmons a nasty and versatile blocker - Windy City Gridiron - We check the tape to see what new Bears lineman Lachavious Simmons brings to the table.

Wiltfong & Snyder's Chicago Bears 2020 Draft Grades: Arlington Hambright, OL, Colorado - Windy City Gridiron - Our Lead Draft Analyst Jacob Infante is dropping some unique grades for the Bears selection of Arlington Hambright, but we want you guys to give us a traditional letter grade too.

Infante's Film study: New Bears OL Arlington Hambright offers developmental upside - Windy City Gridiron - Take a look at one of the Bears’ seventh-round picks, offensive lineman Arlington Hambright.

Wiltfong: A recap of the 2 Ryan Pace trades - Windy City Gridiron - We recap the two trades made by the Chicago Bears today.

Householder: Twitter reacts to Chicago Bears last 2020 NFL Draft picks - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears finished out their 2020 NFL Draft by selecting

NFL Draft Results 2020: Bears take Lachavious Simmons with the 227th overall pick in the 7th round - Windy City Gridiron - With the 227 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears have selected Lachavious "Pig" Simmons, OL, Tennessee State Tigers.

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