Chicago Bears: Way too early seven-round 2020 mock draft

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Pick No. 43

As I said, I ran two separate mock drafts. Here are the two picks I made with the Chicago Bears first pick of the NFL Draft (No. 43).

Draft No. 1

Mekhi Becton – Louisville, OT

I was shocked that Mekhi Becton fell to the Chicago Bears here at No. 43. Becton is a mean mauler who would force Charles Leno to take a backseat on this team. Becton would help the Bears open up holes on the left side of the line for David Montgomery. He is an above-average pass blocker too. I applaud Leno for what he has been able to accomplish, but this move is a no brainer here.

Becton has a long reach and fits the profile of a starting left tackle in the NFL. He moves well and is very fluid for such a large man. Becton could develop into a perennial Pro Bowler for the Chicago Bears and if he drops, Ryan Pace should not even ask anyone in the room their thoughts. Pick up the phone and call in the pick.

Draft No. 2

Prince Tega Wanogho – Auburn, OT

I took another offensive tackle first overall in this draft too. I was not as excited about picking Prince Tega Wanogho as I was Becton, but this is a solid pick. I was considering taking a quarterback here with Jacob Eason still on the board. I decided I did not want to use this pick on a quarterback though and took a guy who projects as a solid offensive left tackle.

Like Becton, Tega Wanogho would likely push Leno or Bobby Massie down the depth chart. He is somewhat raw and does not have a great deal of experience. That said, he has great length and athleticism. Tega Wanogho has great power and quick feet. If drafted by the Bears, he would be able to push to start Week 1 in 2020.