In the 2013 draft, the Bears looked to solve problems along the offensive line, and they got help, with guard Kyle Long and offensive tackle Jordan Mills playing big roles this season. The offense has been good, regardless of who’s been at quarterback, but even with a chance to win the division, the Bears have major needs on defense for the first time in a while.
Where will they turn in the 2014 draft?
Todd McShay released his first 2014 mock draft Wednesday, and identified the biggest areas of need for the Bears as pretty much anywhere on the defensive line and in the secondary. Defensive tackle, defensive end, cornerback, safety -- Chicago needs help at each spot. Here’s who McShay believes will provide the best fit for Chicago in Round 1.