Following Ryan Poles’ first NFL draft as a general manager, fans have more of an idea of which direction the Chicago Bears are headed. Poles spoke about building his team through the draft. With the 2022 NFL draft in the books, he’s already keeping his promise.
Though Chicago did not add as many offensive weapons for quarterback Justin Fields as most expected, Poles is looking to rebuild the secondary and offensive line as quickly as possible. Last season, Fields was one of the most sacked quarterbacks in the league, on average per game. If he cannot get rid of the football, it doesn’t matter who he’s throwing the ball to. Still, Fields should have one top offensive weapon to throw the ball to.
With the offseason in full swing, let’s take a look at where the Bears stand in the current NFL power rankings following the draft: