Bears turn to offense in round 2

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Oct 19, 2013; South Bend, IN, USA; Southern California Trojans center Marcus Martin (66) during the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame defeated USC 14-10. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Imagine if you will, the Bears at 14 draft that one missing piece to their defense, a corner back.  It doesn’t matter if it is Dennard, Gilbert or Fuller. Once that is done the Bears defense is in good shape heading into the 2014 season. Sure, Emery will add a defensive tackle and safety, but he can do that later rounds.  As the second round proceeds and the 51st pick looms, Emery nods to Trestman and without a blink they turn to the offense,

Surprised? Not me.  The Chicago Bears are an offensive football team, and they have holes of their own.  I know most of the fan base is still reeling from last seasons defensive debacle.   There is no doubt, regardless of what happened, the defense suffered, but sill the Bears were one play away to the playoffs.   The Bears history is steeped in great defenses, but the tide has changed in the NFL, it’s about offense.

As the Bears go on the clock for the second round, Emery pulls out Trestman’s wish list. He glances at it and then decides which of the five names on the list he will choose.  We are fortunate enough to peek over his shoulder and see the names.  We looked stunned as we can’t believe it, but we should, for Emery is a wild card when it comes to the draft and to think he will follow conventional wisdom is dangerous.  Here are the five names Emery’s thumb moves over as he get’s ready to make the call …