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Bears Draft Prospects: Middle Linebackers

Manti Te'o (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Even if Brian Urlacher returns to Chicago this season, the Bears still need a long-term middle linebacker. As such, we break down the MIKE linebackers in this year's draft.

The Chicago Bears have already lost two of their top four linebackers in free agency – Nick Roach to the Raiders and Geno Hayes to the Jaguars – and Brian Urlacher's return is still 50/50. With just Lance Briggs under contract, the Bears will be in the market for at least one linebacker this year's draft. Let's break down the middle linebackers in this class, players with the potential to be a... Recommended Stories