4. Henry Melton, DT, Texas
Melton was the second pick given from Seattle for the Bears second round pick. The second pick of the two can mend some of the wounds of the bad investment as Melton is likely the top player from this class. Melton only had 32 starts in four seasons with the Bears, and injury affected his career, but when he was healthy he was a great asset in the middle of the defense. He could provide against the pass and the run and was a solid find. Unfortunately, he only worked out for a short time, and if he is the best pick of the class, the class is not doing so well.
4. D.J. Moore, DB, Vanderbilt
Moore was a first-team All-SEC player coming out. He spent all four of his rookie deal years on the Bears. While he only started in three games he was a
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special teams performer in that span. It was not a great pick, but they got more than some others.
5. Johnny Knox, WE, Abilene Christian
Knox was the second piece in the Jay Cutler trade. For just a throw in, the Bears should get some credit for finding some great value out of a small school wide receiver. Knox only started in 27 games but in 2010 put up 960 yards and five touchdowns. It is a small win and a small argument for the Jay Cutler trade.
5. Marcus Freeman, LB, Ohio State
Freeman spent one year on the Bears practice squad before being cut. He spent one more season on the Bills and Texans practice squad before being out of the league. Freeman is now a coach for the Cincinnati Bearcats.