With their final pick of the 2016 NFL Draft — barring a trade — the Chicago Bears drafted Western Michigan wide receiver Daniel Braverman with the ninth pick in the seventh round.
Braverman finished second in the NCAA in receptions last year with 109 and added 1,367 yards and 13 touchdowns. He ran a 4.47 40-yard dash and is considered a competitor.
One of Braverman’s biggest weaknesses is his size. He’s listed at 5-10 and 177 pounds. NFL.com’s draft profile says he “looks like a Patriots slot receiver from jump street,” — which wouldn’t be a bad idea if he had Tom Brady throwing him the ball.
Whether or not he makes the final roster cut remains to be seen, but he could give the veterans a run for their money with his work ethic.
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