Even though it’s still the offseason, there is plenty happening in the world of the Chicago Bears, and we’re taking you through all of it in this edition of Bears Bites.
-Denzel Ward, who ran a 4.32 second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, is being projected as the Bears’ first round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft in ESPN expert Todd McShay’s latest mock draft. [24/7 Sports]
-The Bears are looking to take the next step forward in their rebuild, and a free agent wide receiver could be the litmus test for the power of their new pitch to players. [ESPN]
-As the Bears try to bulk up their receiving group, who should they target? Da Windy City takes a look at the top five free agent and trade targets the team should look at.
-Matt Forte retired last week, and he intends to sign a one-day contract to retire as a member of the team. [NBC Chicago]