Chicago Bears Draft: Post-combine defensive back prospect rankings

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There has been a lot of talk about Ryan Poles failing in free agency. The Chicago Bears staff has a plan and has been acting accordingly. I would not be shocked if the Bears stayed at the ninth pick and selected one of the many talented defensive backs. I probably say this every year (but for different positions), but this draft class is stacked at cornerback. Some other positions have a solid number of talents, but this one is very similar to last year, where a team could find a round-one talent in the second round, depending on how the draft falls.

If I were a team needing the safety position, I would wait until Day 2, but the cornerbacks are a position I would jump on early on Day 1 and again throughout the other days of the draft due to the talent being so loaded.

Will the Chicago Bears look to continue to build up the defense?

The Chicago Bears could force the team to be like the Eagles and 49ers or spend on the talent others have yet to spend on and build strengths for that specific position group regardless of the ordinary fan's ideal build. Imagine what it would be like if a Bears corner goes down (or two) and the drop-off level is nonexistent. Either way, here is my list of the top 10 defensive backs in this draft class for the Chicago Bears.