Chicago Bears Draft Scout: Hayden Hurst

COLUMBIA, SC - OCTOBER 9: Tight end Hayden Hurst
COLUMBIA, SC - OCTOBER 9: Tight end Hayden Hurst /
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A fit for Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears just so happen to have a player similar to Rob Gronkowski in stature on their roster. A player with a skill set similar to Hernandez would absolutely fit next to Adam Shaheen. It is worth noting that Shaheen did not see real playing time until Dion Sims went out due to injury. Daniel Brown replaced Zach Miller. Next year, Shaheen will supplant Dion Sims. It would be on Hurst to do an adequate job in filling in for Zach Miller and Daniel Brown. Being 25 as a rookie, it means he is going to jump right in and start as a rookie. There is no learning curve, and he brings an advantage by putting teams in a no-win situation personnel-wise thanks to his versatility. Hurst would be a good fit for the team.

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The question is what round is he a fit? If they do not take him in the second round, they would likely have to trade back up to get him. Would they do that for a second tight end? Even if it a great fit. This goes back to what kind of value does a player who only has four or five prime years have? This is a question the Bears will face as they decide who will be their second tight end next year.