3 positions Chicago Bears could add after the 2024 NFL draft

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The Chicago Bears came into the 2024 NFL draft with just four picks, and they left with five, adding an additional pick from next year's draft. The team did not have substantial needs, so it was not imperative to add more, and taking a punter shows that they are confident in their roster. Still, there are things that can be done after the draft to improve the roster. Where should the Bears start to look?

3. The Chicago Bears could add defensive line depth 

The two biggest winners from draft weekend are Gervon Dexter and Zacch Pickens. Going into the draft, there were plenty of rumors surrounding the team drafting an interior defensive lineman, even as high as the ninth overall pick with Byron Murphy if Rome Odunze had been gone, you would never have known what the team could have done. 

Still, they passed at nine, they passed in the third round, they passed in the fourth, and they even came back into the fourth to avoid the defensive line again. Once they passed at the pick, it was clear none of the draft options would surpass Dexter as a rookie. Still, walking away empty-handed means that they could look outside of the organization. 

Still, the team may have been looking for depth. They still lost Justin Jones, after all. With Dexter and Pickens seeing more work, you do not need a big name. They have Andrew Billings as well. However, the fourth lineman will be either Byron Cowart or Michael Dwumfour. Both can be fine in this rotational role, but the team could be exploring other veteran options after kicking the tires on draft-eligible players and coming away with none.