The Chicago Bears won’t have a pick in the first two rounds of this year’s NFL Draft, but they will still be hoping to strike gold in the later rounds of the selection show.
The Bears, who traded their first two draft picks and a sixth round pick to the Oakland Raiders in last fall’s trade that landed Khalil Mack in Chicago, won’t pick until the third round of this year’s draft. The Bears own the 87th selection overall in the draft, and while it may not have the marquee feel of a top tier pick, they still could potentially land a strong player at that late stage.
Here are the Bears’ 2019 draft picks as the teams gather in Nashville:
3rd Round: RB David Montgomery, Iowa State
4th Round: 126th pick overall
6th Round: 205th pick overall (from Patriots, acquired in Friday trade that moved Bears to 73rd overall in draft)
7th Round: 222nd pick overall (acquired from Philadelphia in the Deiondre’ Hall trade)
7th Round: 238th pick overall
In the unlikely event that the Bears move up in the draft, the first round coverage will start on ABC, NFL Network, and ESPN at 7 p.m. Thursday night. Second round coverage will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday night.