5 takeaways for the Chicago Bears from Daniel Jeremiah's Mock Draft 1.0

Daniel Jeremiah gives insight into who the Chicago Bears could be selecting with their two first-round picks in his Mock Draft 1.0. How do we feel?

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Chicago Bears' takeaway No. 5: The Bears give Montez Sweat his powerful apprentice

On another pick Ryan Poles doesn't trade out of [press X to doubt] Daniel Jeremiah mocks Jared Verse to the Chicago Bears at No. 9.

Verse is among a few who I've heard be called the best edge rusher/defensive end in this draft. Others in that conversation are Liatu Latu, Dallas Turner, Chop Robinson, and Bralen Trice.

I really don't see the Bears sticking with No. 9 if the top three receivers are off the board. There doesn't seem to be a true alpha at the edge/defensive end class this year, so for Verse to be taken with the No. 9 pick seems less likely than Caleb Williams with No. 1.

That said, Jared Verse has the potential to be a special player in this league, especially alongside Montez Sweat and a defensive-minded Matt Eberflus.

He plays the game viciously. Watching him play football makes me think he hates every person he's ever lined up against. That said, sometimes it seems as if he thinks being stronger and more powerful will win him every rep. Not sure that will win in the NFL, but we'll certainly see.

Now, could the Tez Effect help Verse become the player he's capable of becoming? It seems possible.