With the Bears in the market for young interior offensive linemen in the 2013 NFL Draft, we break…
BearReport.com Mock Draft II
Welcome back to our BearReport.com Mock Draft Series, where we put ourselves in GM Phil Emery's shoes and select a player for each of the Chicago Bears' five draft picks, with analysis and reasoning for the selections. So let's get right to our second installment. Round 1 (20th overall) G Chance Warmack, Alabama (6-2, 317) There are many mock drafts that have Warmack selected long before Chicago picks at 20, yet recent history shows that scenario to be very unlikely. Consider this, the last pure guard to be selected in the Top 15 was Leonard Davis in 2001 (2nd overall). Since then, 11 NFL drafts have come and gone and not one single guard has sniffed the Top 15. In fact, the only guard to even breach the Top 20 was Mike Iupati at 17th overall in 2010. Beyond that, the top half of the first round has been a wasteland for guards. So while draftniks continue to slot both Warmack and UNC's Jonathan Cooper high in the first, history shows us...
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