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Bears to host two first-round prospects

Rod Marinelli (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Rod Marinelli will be getting a close look at two defensive players this week. Both prospects could potentially be selected by the Bears in the first round of the upcoming NFL Draft.

Each NFL team is allowed 30 pre-draft visits with individual prospects. Under former Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo, those visits were used to scout late-round and potential undrafted players. This offered the team an up-close look at prospects that weren't invited to collegiate All Star games or the NFL Scouting Combine. With Phil Emery running the show, Chicago is using pre-draft visits on a... Recommended Stories