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Film study: New Bears OL Larry Borom brings power and versatility

The Bears added an intriguing offensive lineman in Larry Borom with the No. 151 overall pick.

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The Bears chose to double-dip along the offensive line in the 2021 NFL Draft, selecting Missouri offensive lineman Larry Borom with the No. 151 overall pick.

A two-year starter for the Tigers with experience at both tackle and guard spots, Borom is a mauler of a blocker who plays with a mean streak and a willingness to pummel defenders into the dirt. He is a high-quality run blocker who has shown some promise blocking on the move in an outside-zone blocking scheme.

Though fairly raw — his pad level needs work, and there are concerns surrounding his conditioning — Borom projects as a high-end backup option early in his career who can potentially develop into a starter over time. He gives the Bears a versatile and mean blocker who likely projects best as a guard at the next level.

I took to Twitter to break him down after Chicago took him in the fifth round:

Learn even more about Larry Borom from our WCG Podcast channel as Robert Schmitz grabs WCG Lead Draft Analyst Jacob Infante to talk about the pick on his Bear With Me podcast.