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

April 17th, 2012 - 5:10 pm

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 DraftInsider.net 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 DraftInsider.net, 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 …