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Dec 6, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; San Francisco 49ers wide receiver

Bruce Ellington

(10) is tackled by Chicago Bears free safety

Adrian Amos

(38) during the game at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears officially shut down seventh overall selection, Kevin White. White had been battling back from a stress fracture injury, and his return looked promising after his progression during team drills in practice.

Other than White, and seventh round selection Tayo Fabuluje, every other Chicago rookie has made an impact this Bears season. Here is my breakdown on how each has performed.

1st Round – Kevin White: Inconclusive. 

2nd Round – Eddie GoldmanGoldman has grown each and every week that he has played. Accumulating 4.5 sacks this season, Goldman leads all rookies. He is not only holding down the nose tackle position, but is also excelling at getting to the quarterback.

A true NFL offseason will do Goldman well, as he will be able to get into better cardiovascular condition. Overall, Goldman looks like the best interior line defender in the draft class.

3rd Round – Hroniss GrasuThe weakness can easily be seen – he is just not strong enough. However, the athleticism is there and so is the work ethic. Grasu has looked better with more playing time, and will look to add strength this coming offseason.

Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

4th Round – Jeremy Langford: Langford thus far looks like the running back of the future. Consistently showcasing his elite speed and acceleration, Langford looks like the workhorse back for the next five plus years.

One concern that raises some eyebrows is the drops in the passing game that Langford has produced. Being a former college wide receiver, it is truly odd that Langford seems to get flustered at times when receiving the ball out of the backfield.

5th Round – Adrian AmosAdrian Amos may be the hidden gem in this draft. Having played more defensive snaps than any other player on the Chicago Bear roster, Amos may be hitting a wall right now – but may very well be the player Bears fans have begged for at the safety position.

7th Round – Tayo FabulujeAfter serving a four game suspension for violating the banned substance policy, Fabuluje looks like a project at tackle. Coming into the league very raw, Fabuluje will need a few years before his impact is ever felt.

Make sure to catch all the active Bears rookies this Sunday as they fight for a starting spot on next years team.

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