Grading the Bears Draft

Another year, another Bears’ draft in the books. With brighter horizons ahead after another stellar draft for Ryan Pace and company, let’s run down and assign some grades to the picks. For this, we will assign a traditional school grade to both the player,...

Vikings re-sign veteran cornerback Terence Newman

Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman (23) against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings have brought back a Mike Zimmer mainstay. The team announced today that veteran corner Terence Newman will return for his fourth year in Minnesota and 16th overall. The details of the contract have yet to be released. Newman will join a defensive backfield...

Vikings Make Splashes with Undrafted Free Agents

Sep 23, 2017; Pullman, WA, USA; Washington State Cougars defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa (50) celebrates a sack during a game against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Martin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports
After filling a handful of needs through the draft, the Vikings got busy right away in signing some of the hottest undrafted free agents. Within a couple hours of the final pick, Minnesota made multiple splashes, signing several players who many thought could have...

Bears Select Javon Wims

To round out the 2018 draft class, the Chicago Bears select wide receiver Javon Wims out of Georgia with the 224th pick in the 2018 NFL draft. The second wide receiver to find a Bears jersey in this draft, Wims has great size, standing...

Bears Select Kylie Fitts

With the 181st pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select defensive end Kylie Fitts out of Utah. Finally addressing the pass rush deficiency, Fitts brings good explosion and length to the defense. He has a solid arsenal of pass rush moves,...

Bears Select Bilal Nichols

With the 145th pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select defensive tackle Bilal Nichols out of Delaware. A run-stopping defensive tackle, he has solid athletic ability and flashed pass rushing ability in college. There isn’t much to prove he can be...

Bears Select Joel Iyiegbuniwe

With the 115th pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select inside linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe out of Western Kentucky. Mel Kiper Jr. called this kid a “warrior” and his rangy athleticism and productivity backs that up. The compactly built Iyiegbuniwe was the...

Vikings Select OT Brian O’Neill in Second Round

Nov 9, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers offensive lineman Brian O'Neill (70) blocks at the line of scrimmage against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. North Carolina won 34-31. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
After passing on offensive line in the first round, the Vikings decided to address their greatest positional need by selecting tackle Brian O'Neill out of Pittsburgh. O'Neill was the third pure tackle off the board behind Mike McGlinchey and Kolton Miller, who went in...

NFL Draft: Lions trade up to draft Auburn RB Kerryon Johnson

The Lions finally got their running back on day two of the NFL Draft, and it wasn't Derrius Guice, Nick Chubb or Ronald Jones. After trading up with the New England Patriots -- Detroit sent New England a fourth-round pick (No. 117 overall) --...

Bears Select Anthony Miller

Following a trade with the New England Patriots, the Chicago Bears have made their second selection in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. With that pick, the Bears selected wide receiver Anthony Miller out of Memphis. The Bears traded away their 2019 second...

Bears Select James Daniels

With the 39th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears have selected James Daniels from the University of Iowa. Daniels is listed as a center and was announced as such by Mike Singletary at the draft, but it is unclear at this point...

Grading NFC North’s First Round Picks

Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Roquan Smith (Georgia) is selected as the number eight overall pick to the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
We are only one day into the draft, but a lot has already happened and the NFC North has already gotten more interesting. Let us take a look at and evaluate the division's four selections from round one of the draft. Chicago Bears select LB...

Vikings Draft Day Two Implications

With the Vikings selecting cornerback Mike Hughes with their first round pick, we take a look at the pick and how it will influence what the Vikings do during Day 2 of the draft tonight.

Breaking: Vikings Select CB Mike Hughes

Nov 24, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; UCF Knights kick returner Mike Hughes (19) runs back the kick 94 yards for the go ahead scorer against the South Florida Bulls during the second half at Spectrum Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
In what was one of the more strange, intriguing and confusing first rounds in recent memory, the Vikings passed on some top offensive line prospects to draft cornerback Mike Hughe out of Central Florida. Most expected Minnesota to go interior line with their 30th pick...

Bears Select Roquan Smith

With the eighth overall pick in the 2018 draft, the Chicago Bears select linebacker Roquan Smith out of Georgia. The fourth first round selection in the Ryan Pace era, the Bears decide to go defense for the second time under Pace’s lead. With Notre...

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