Mitchell Trubisky 'couldn't believe' Bears drafted him

Despite the need for talent at many roster spots, the fact the Bears would draft a quarterback wasn't a complete shock. We'll obviously never know for sure, but we have it on good authority the Niners weren't drafting Trubisky, and Chicago was up next on the board.

"Mike Glennon is our starting quarterback", Pace said. But general manager Ryan Pace jumped at the opportunity to take Trubisky. What Trubisky and Grossman share in common is they were both drafted by the Bears organization.

Jay Cutler is a quarterback without a home in the National Football League these days, and his former team the Chicago Bears made it VERY clear that he's officially been replaced.

LSU running back Leonard Fournette went fourth to the Jacksonville Jaguars, two picks before his Tigers teammate, safety Jamal Adams, was called by the New York Jets, and four picks before the Carolina Panthers drafted Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey with the eighth overall selection.

Along with the switch of second round picks the Bears surrendered their seventh round pick at No. 221 and acquired Arizona's No. 117 pick in the fourth round and No. 197 pick in the sixth round plus a fourth round pick in 2018. The Texans are in prime position to win now and are feeling pressure from the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts, but trading up to get Watson could come back to haunt the team if they miss the postseason in 2017. And if you have conviction on a player, you go get him.

If so, then Trubisky would likely take over under center. In fact, I have a hard time seeing either Mitch Trubisky or Shaheen seeing much time early in the season.

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"Once you have conviction on a guy, you have to do it", Pace said.

Fans of the Chicago Bears were stunned when the team moved up from #3 in the 2017 NFL Draft to #2 in order to pick up Trubisky and rightfully so. "I know there's a knock on Division II football, but one thing they don't account for is they don't call pass interference in Division II, so people were just mugging me left and right - that's something we had to deal with". Now they will get to see him twice a week.

In a draft considered deep in defensive talent, seven of the first 10 players taken were on the offensive side.

The Bears are banking on some big payoffs, and they have little room for error after finishing last in the NFC North at 3-13.

Trubisky becomes the third UNC player to be drafted No. 2 overall, joining Lawrence Taylor and Julius Peppers.

Except it's Cleveland, and they'll probably screw up somewhere along the line.


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