The craziest, most out-of-the-box 2022 Chicago Bears mock draft

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The Chicago Bears go back to the offensive line in the third round

Ryan Poles goes back to the offensive line and selects a tackle this time. With Teven Jenkins and Larry Borom being question marks, it makes sense to find some insurance policies. This time the Bears look to Arizona State for a tackle who was a former four-star recruit in Kellen Diesch.

Kellen Diesch is one of those prospects who is high on some draft boards and low on others. He is 6’7″ and nearly 300 pounds. To be honest, I don’t think Diesch has the traits that Ryan Poles is looking for in an offensive lineman. He doesn’t have that mean streak that punches a guy in the mouth and gets angry when his quarterback gets hit.

That said, I do like the idea of doubling up on offensive linemen. I’d probably have went cornerback here but since I don’t know who was left on the board at the time, it is hard to argue this guy over that guy.

Diesch does have solid balance, he is adequate athletically and has a decent amount of length to him. For how tall he is, he lacks the bulk needed to be a starting tackle in the NFL. He is more suited in the backup role while he adds mass to his frame under the guidance of a professional NFL trainer. He could also see time in a rotation as a swing tackle.