The Chicago Bears drafted Northern Iowa cornerback Deiondre’ Hall with the 29th pick in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, their third selection of the round.
Hall has great arm length for a defensive back and is disruptive in the passing game and he’s not afraid to stick his nose in there and get physical in the run game.
One of the negatives on Hall is that he doesn’t have the quick swivel in his hips that is required to excel at cornerback at the NFL level, and he might need to add bulk to his frame to transition to safety.
The Bears are leaving no stone unturned to address their defensive needs. Hall is the fifth defensive player the Bears have selected out of six picks this draft. If nothing else, the extra bodies will help create competition at the top of the depth chart and add special teams value near the bottom of it.