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The Bear’s Den, April 27, 2021

The draft is just two days away!

NFL: AUG 24 Bears Training Camp Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL

BEARRRSSSS

Our Final Chicago Bears Mock Drafts (Predicting the Picks) - The Chicago Audible - In this episode of The Chicago Audible, the guys unveil each of their final Chicago Bears Mock Drafts before the 2021 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft 2021: Why QB Justin Fields could fall to Bears - RSN - If it happens, it'd be the biggest surprise of the draft.

Navigating Bear Markets: What's a First-Round Pick Worth, Anyways? - On Tap Sports Net - Analyzing data dating back to 2001 to determine which first-round NFL Draft slots have been the most valuable.

Chicago Bears Could Get a Shot at Round 1 QB - Sports Illustrated - The chance to move up and acquire a quarterback who could be an impactful athlete as a rookie could be there for the Bears if an ESPN report is true.

Who's announcing Chicago Bears picks at 2021 NFL Draft? - ChicagoBears.com - Former Bears receiver and defensive back Rashied Davis will be among the individuals announcing Bears draft picks later this week.

Let’s collaborate: What will Bears do in NFL Draft? - 670 The Score - Ahead of the NFL Draft, 670 The Score reporters Chris Emma and Cam Ellis collaborated on what the Bears might do – from the most realistic scenarios to the boldest.

Steve McMichael: Chicago Bears great calls out sellers of knockoff merchandise - Chicago Tribune - Three days after Bears legend Steve McMichael revealed his battle with ALS, the official GoFundMe page established to help his family’s cause had raised close to $150,000.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Kyle Shanahan: No guarantee Jimmy Garoppolo will be alive or on roster Sunday - ProFootballTalk - The 49ers are set to take a new quarterback with the third overall pick in this week’s draft and that player will be on the roster come the start of the regular season.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Packers again willing to move up in first round - ProFootballTalk - The Packers traded up in last year’s draft to select quarterback Jordan Love, who played no snaps last season and might play no snaps this season. They hope to get more help out of their first-round choice this year.

Packers seem intent on preserving year-to-year option with Aaron Rodgers - ProFootballTalk - The Packers say Aaron Rodgers will be the team’s quarterback for the “foreseeable future.” While not nearly as entertaining as Kyle Shanahan’s “I can’t guarantee anyone will be alive on Sunday” line, the choice of words represents the team’s latest effort to maintain its year-to-year arrangement with Rodgers, without calling it that.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Infante’s LunchPail DraftCast: Lovin’ on some linebackers - Windy City Gridiron - In the latest LunchPail DraftCast, the guys take a look at many of the notable linebackers in the 2021 NFL Draft class.

Wiltfong: Chicago Bears 7 round needs based mock draft - Windy City Gridiron - Lester’s latest “Theme Mock Draft” for the Chicago Bears is taking a needs based approach (according to your top 4 need positions) and in doing so he traded back to ensure 4 picks in the top 100 players.

Sunderbruch: Scrambling for a Quarterback: Parcells’ Checklist - Windy City Gridiron - Every year, teams desperately try to figure out how to draft a good quarterback. Bill Parcells had a list of traits he used to help him. Does that list actually work?

Infante: Finalized top 100 big board - Windy City Gridiron - With the 2021 NFL Draft just three days away, let’s check out the 100 best prospects to enter this year’s draft.

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