Chicago Bears 7-Round NFL Mock Draft: Recent trade sets up major ripple effects

A recent, minor trade could have enormous implications for Chicago.

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3. player. Brandon Dorlus. . DL. . Brandon Dorlus. . Brandon Dorlus. 515

With their second selection in the third round, the Bears go back to the defensive line and add Oregon's Brandon Dorlus, here. If the Bears want a pure football player with positional versatility, then that's what they're getting in Dorlus. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Oregon product has the ability to line up anywhere up front and excel. He's not just a defensive tackle, but has shown effectiveness lining up on the end as well.

Dorlus is a compact, strong frame who brings explosion off the line. He's a disruptor, to put it simply. That's what he is, and he'll become a part of this rotation from Day 1.

Dadrion Taylor-Demerson. . 4. player. 468. Dadrion Taylor-Demerson. S. . Dadrion Taylor-Demerson.

In the fourth round, the Bears find their Eddie Jackson replacement. Already boasting a rising box safety in Jaquan Brisker, the Bears now need to get the free safety position under control, and Texas Tech standout Dadrion Taylor-Demerson is the guy to help do so.

As a fast and instinctive player, Taylor-Demerson is the perfect fit in this defense. He ran a 4.41 at the Combine and brings great anticipation to the safety position. At times, Jackson got caught sleeping in coverage. That will change with Taylor-Demerson' skill set. He's active and very aware in multiple coverage schemes.