For the first time in three years, the Chicago Bears have a first-round pick in the NFL draft. And given general manager Ryan Pace’s track record in the first round, it’s easy to understand why many Bears fans are nervous about his fifth attempt at a first rounder.
Chicago has several positions of need that need to addressed in the draft, including offensive tackle, cornerback, wide receiver and, of course, quarterback. And with Justin Fields and Trey Lance rumored to possibly fall outside the top order, you figure Pace would inquire about the possibility of trading up for another crack at a franchise quarterback.
Let’s take a look at the one good — but mostly bad — first-round selections Pace has made in his six-year tenure as GM.