The Chicago Bears have selected North Carolina wide receiver Dazz Newsome in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. A few picks before the Bears selected Newsome, they drafted Virginia Tech running back Khalil Herbert.
That's two offensive weapons in addition to two offensive lineman for the Bears' first-round draft pick, quarterback Justin Fields.
In 2020, Newsome caught 54 passes for 684 yards and six touchdowns. That was down from his career year in 2019, when he caught 72 passes for 1,018 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Here is a reap of the Bears' picks in this Draft:
- Round 1. pick 11: Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State
- Round 2, pick 39: Teven Jenkins, OT, Oklahoma State
- Round 5, pick 151: Larry Borom, OT, Missouri
- Round 6, pick 217: Khalil Herbert, RB, Virginia Tech
- Round 6, pick 221: Dazz Newsome, WR, North Carolina
- Round 6, pick 228