Top 16 players Chicago Bears should target for round 2

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The Chicago Bears have two picks in round two with one coming 39th and the other coming 48th. While we do not know who the team will take, we do know that they have to have a list of their top 16 players with thoughts that they should be able to draft two of these players.

If the Chicago Bears are going to draft offense it will be a wide receiver or offensive line. However, if they draft defense it could be anything from defensive line to linebacker, cornerback, or even safety.

With that in mind, this exercise will rank players from each position who should be in the top 16 options. The team should not focus on position but rather realize that these 16 across all positions will give them the top player available. The order is not a ranking, just a list of players.

Top Offensive Options for Chicago Bears

Wide Receiver 

1. Christian Watson

2. George Pickens

3. Skyy Moore

If the Chicago Bears go with a wide receiver, it likely has to be one of these top three. The question from there comes down to picking their position. Watson has the size, speed, and athleticism but is raw from a small school. Pickens has shown WR1 upside but has injury concerns and Skyy Moore may be the most well-rounded, but also has the lowest ceiling due to his size.

Another name that could be considered here is Jalen Tolbert, however, the ESPN draft analyzer projected him to be at pick 71. Perhaps if they do not feel good with these three they will wait until round three to go wideout.

Offensive line 

4. Bernard Raimann

5. Luke Goedeke

6. Jamaree Salyer

If the team goes offensive line at pick 39 you could see if being Bernard Raimann. You can see sky-high upside with Raimann and he is a left tackle which typically is not available at this point in the draft.

If they do not, these other two are likely candidates for 48 and not 39. Still, Goedeke is the teammate of Raimann who is going underrated. He is a capable option to step into right guard on day one and start. He missed the NFL combine with an injury that derailed his stock, but reports are that he is in the round two mix.

Salyer was a stud left tackle at Georgia who projects to move inside to guard. The projection has him slipping, but in seeing Cole Strange go round one it is not too high to bet on Salyer as a right guard option.