April 16, 2024

Bears plan to have staff split into teams to debate who to target at No. 9

The Bears seem to be fairly settled on what they’ll be doing with the primary total choose on this yr’s draft, so the subsequent few weeks are probably to middle on dialogue about their different first-round choose.

Chicago additionally has No. 9 in its management and head coach Matt Eberflus stated final week that free company has left the workforce in a position to be versatile about what “we feel fits us in that spot.” General Manager Ryan Poles stated that the method of working that out will contain splitting the personnel staff up into teams to debate what path goes to carry the Bears essentially the most worth.

“I like the numbers in terms of the talented players that can get to nine,” Poles stated, through the workforce’s web site. “We’re going to do some cool things when we get back, kind of break into teams. One team is going to talk about [why] the tackle position is the best to go after, [why] the receiver’s the best, [why] the defensive end’s the best and use factual information to spit that out — and we’ll have a debate in terms of what’s more impactful for our football team, short-term and long-term.”

Poles left the door open to buying and selling down from No. 9 as well as to making a choose in that spot, so that they’ll have to see what the teams in entrance of them do as well as to finishing their in-house work earlier than issues get underway in Detroit this month.