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Bears hosting British discus thrower

Lawrence Okoye (Adrian Dennis/Getty)

The Chicago Bears have scheduled a pre-draft visit with Lawrence Okoye, a discus thrower from England who has amazing athleticism but has never played a down of football in his life.

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Chicago Bears are one of three teams scheduled to visit with draft prospect Lawrence Okoye. If you've never heard of Okoye, don't worry, you're not alone. A track-and-field star from Great Britian, Okoye has never played a down of football in his life. Throughout his professional career, Okoye has been a discus thrower, a sport in which he...

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