Bears Must Draft a Quarterback at Three Overall

Tom Shannon, our Bears Superfan, has an excellent take on the value of QB’s in this draft. Many say that this draft’s QB’s aren’t very good, but Tom explains why that makes them go even higher.

I hear over and over again that you don’t “reach” for a quarterback. But if the rest of the league values the position more than you do, as was definitely the case with me in this mock draft, are you reaching or are you undervaluing the prospects and their potential impact?

The draft is always a crap shoot. It’s even more of one when it comes to quarterbacks. That’s the way it is. There’s a rookie cap so it isn’t like you set your franchise back 5 years by missing on a one in the first round anymore. You take your swings until you find one. If that means taking one that you like best at 3 overall, so be it. And that certainly looks like that’s the case this year.

For Tom’s full article please go here. You’ll find plenty of other excellent Bears stuff there too!

For our Mock 2017 1st round, click here.


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