How the Chicago Bears 2024 NFL Draft could look without Eddie Jackson

After cryptic tweets from Eddie Jackson, it appears the Chicago Bears are going to release him prior to the season. How does that impact the 2024 NFL Draft?

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1.09: Malik Nabers, WR | LSU

As NFL Network's Lance Zierlein predicted in his Mock Draft 1.0, the Chicago Bears added one of the top receivers of the draft — Malik Nabers to pair with D.J. Moore.

And with him available at No. 9, there wasn't any second guessing. Malik Nabers is close to Marvin Harrison Jr. as the No. 1 receiver in this class. Nabers doesn't have the 6-foot-4 height, but he has just about everything else.

When thinking of who I saw when watching Malik Nabers, I had to sit on this for a while to make sure I wasn't overreacting, and I don't believe I am.

While watching Malik Nabers, he truly looks like Antonio Brown on the field. Smaller guy with elite speed and RAC ability. Nabers is also an incredibly gifted route runner. All things are pointing at Malik Nabers being an absolute stud in the NFL, and the Chicago Bears will be able to claim all of that success when they draft him with the No. 9 pick.