Chicago Bears Draft Scout: Christian Sam
A fit for Chicago Bears
With questions in his health, commitment and mobility and understanding against the pass, Sam is going to fall out of the first couple of rounds. However, what you do have is an instinctive player who is strong against the run and in playing down hill football. There is some value to that.
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Sam can get out in space as well, and it is fair to mention that 2017 was a year removed from his season ending foot surgery. There is still some potential to be had in Sam.
At the very least he is a heavy hitter with straight line speed. This sounds strong on special teams. This is a start. Although the Bears re-sign John Timu, and have guys like Jonathan Anderson around, Christian Sam could easily compete with the two for a back end of the roster spot. For Sam to be an upside bet for the Bears, he would likely have to split into round five at the earliest. However, at that point, an instinctual player in Sam could be a good depth fit with some upside.