Chicago Bears: 5 Senior Bowl winners

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Who are five players that had a great week at the Senior Bowl, and should have caught the Chicago Bears attention?

The Senior Bowl is always an important part of the evaluation process for General Managers, coaches and more heading into the NFL draft. Now that the 2020 Senior Bowl is in the rearview mirror, who are five players that Chicago Bears fans should look into?

These are the players that separated themselves at their respective position and are of need to the Chicago Bears. What did these players do to improve their stock and how could they help the Bears next season?

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5. Ben Bartch, T, St. John’s

Bartch helped his stock as much, if not more than any player during the Senior Bowl process. Of course, coming from St. John’s there was a clear question in mind when he came to Mobile. Could he hang with Division 1 talent and other players who are heading to the NFL?

Too often you see the small school show that he can beat up on lower levels, but when the talent is even, they are exposed. Bartch was not that. He impressed throughout the week, and many saw him as the top tackle of the group this week.

That is worth noting. The Bears are likely to head into the 2020 season with Bobby Massie and Charles Leno penciled into starting spots. However, we learned this year that they need depth on the line and a potential starter for the future.

Bartch would not be thrust right into the NFL action, which would be a huge transition. Still, his upside could be a strong depth option or future starter.  He also is projected to be a middle-round pick. While he elevated his stock, a bad week in Mobile could have pushed him to the sixth round or lower. He can be trusted in the middle rounds.

He could be in a range where the Bears would be comfortable drafting depth. Bartch is a name to keep an eye on.