Chicago Bears Roster Ranking: 25-21
22. Jonathan Bullard
When Jonathan Bullard was drafted in the third round, there was a lot of buzz around his name. His highlight tape was strong, but his game tape was inconsistent. The team was banking on the highlight tape taking over the full-time tape.
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Still, over the first two seasons, Bullard has started in three games and has failed to unseat Mitch Unrein. The upside has been the same, but the downside has sadly been equally as similar.
Now, entering year three, there is a chance for him to take advantage and truly be one of the best 22 players on the roster. Mitch Unrein is gone. That is likely due to them banking on Bullard taking that step forward.
Towards the end of last season, it started to show. Watch the play below. He is able to hold the back end and avoid over pursuing. Bullard would typically overpower the lineman so far to the right that he would have left the back end exposed for a cutback run.
He is starting to get better. Roy Robertson-Harris is going to cut into his snaps, but he should be seeing a much bigger role. 2018 is the year to see what the Chicago Bears have in Jonathan Bullard.