3 veteran Chicago Bears who may be most impacted by the 2024 NFL Draft

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The NFL draft is an exciting time for players who are set to enter the league, but it can be a scary time for fringe starters and roster players. The addition of new names means that old names will be replaced. For the Chicago Bears, the roster is up and coming, and it will make trimming the fat that much tougher. Who are some current players that will be impacted most by the 2024 NFL Draft?

3. Do the Chicago Bears trust Tyler Scott?

As we stand right now, Tyler Scott is the Chicago Bears' third receiver. With D.J. Moore and Keenan Allen ahead of him, he is not moving up, but with no real competition behind him, he is not moving down unless someone new is in the mix. There is a great chance that someone new will be in the mix, though. 

The Bears should be looking to add a third receiver. Tyler Scott gets the benefit of being a rookie, but nothing he did during that season speaks to a player who is ready to be a real contributor. He could not beat out Equanimeous St. Brown for playing time, and even when St. Brown got hurt, the team had to bring in Velus Jones and Trent Taylor at times. 

If one of the top receivers is there at pick nine, it is almost too good to be true for the Bears. Scott would go from being on the field for one of the most prevalent formations in football to sitting out most snaps and just being a fourth receiver who takes the occasional snap here and there. 

If the Bears do not take a receiver at nine, they do not pick until the third round. That rookie could still beat out Scott, but his job got a lot safer, and his role became more defined. This is a big weekend for the second-year receiver.