The Bears Beat (04.17.12): Latest mock drafts have Bears selecting defensive tackle, wide receiver in first round

Published April 17, 2012 in News and Rumors

The predictable unpredictability of NFL mock drafts continues as two new ones have the Bears selecting a defensive tackle and a wide receiver in the first round. Also, the NFL is set to release the 2012 NFL schedule on Tuesday.

King predicts Bears will draft a receiver
Tue Apr 17 14:27:00 2012
In his mock draft, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King predicts that the Bears will select Baylor receiver Kendall Wright with the …

Report has Bears selecting LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers
Tue Apr 17 15:04:17 2012
A report from Tony Pauline of has the Bears selecting LSU defensive tackle at the #19 overall pick. Brockers …

Illini WR Jenkins’ draft stock rising
Tue Apr 17 15:32:59 2012
Wide receivers Justin Blackmon, Michael Floyd and Kendall Wright stole the headlines at the NFL combine two months ago, but …

NFL’s Concussion Issue is Not Going Away
Tue Apr 17 15:00:28 2012
We’ve been down concussion road before during this offseason at WCG, namely with Sam’s well-done piece on the …

NFL offseason winners/losers: Peyton Manning boosts Broncos; defections hurt Colts ()
Tue Apr 17 14:28:49 2012
Denver is in good hands after adding the future Hall of Famer, while Indy enters a major rebuilding period.

Chicago Bears First Round Wide Receiver History: Fan’s Look (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue Apr 17 13:45:00 2012
Since 1957, the Chicago Bears have drafted four wide receivers in the first-round of the NFL draft. With a few mock drafts …

Packers 500/ El Patron Draft Time Slots
Tue Apr 17 13:38:44 2012
Packers 500/ El Patron Draft Time Slots

Source: Bears to host S. Carolina’s Jeffery
Tue Apr 17 13:10:23 2012
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears will host former South Carolina wideout Alshon Jeffery on an official visit to Halas Hall this …

Report: Bears will draft Michael Brockers if he’s available
Tue Apr 17 13:04:17 2012
According to Tony Pauline of, the Chicago Bears will draft LSU defensive lineman Michael Brockers is available …

Former Patriots LB Gary Guyton signs with Dolphins (AP)
Tue Apr 17 12:36:10 2012
MIAMI (AP) Linebacker Gary Guyton has signed with the Miami Dolphins after spending the past four seasons with New England.

Bears draft preview: Running backs
Tue Apr 17 11:52:59 2012
Given the protracted contract impasse with Matt Forte, addressing the running back position through the NFL draft would seem to …

Bears will host WR Alshon Jeffery
Tue Apr 17 11:31:41 2012

Report: Saints’ Payton banned from all NFL contact
Tue Apr 17 11:28:00 2012
Suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton can’t have any contact with the organization or anyone around the NFL …

Like most in draft, Bears unlikely to see best defensive end coming
Tue Apr 17 11:18:01 2012
Finding a pass rusher in the NFL draft is as simple …

Chicago Bears Draft Projections
Tue Apr 17 11:00:27 2012
I enjoy when publications go deeper than the standard one round mock draft. As it gets closer to April 26th, some …

One last shot for Harvey Unga
Tue Apr 17 09:35:38 2012

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The Bears Den: April 17, 2012
Tue Apr 17 07:12:18 2012
“…where the idea of making it The Village People’s Greatest Hits week was initially only a joke, but…” Smith, Bears …

Bear Goggles On Reader’s Mock Draft: Kansas City Chiefs are On the Clock
Tue Apr 17 03:45:17 2012
Dec 4, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko (4) in the huddle during the first quarter against …

Urlacher likes additions Bears have made
Tue Apr 17 03:04:28 2012
Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips hired him in late January, was to close the existing talent gap with the NFC North …

Bears get Briggs signed with contract extension
Tue Apr 17 03:04:28 2012
Bears rewarded seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs with a one-year contract extension that will keep him through the …

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