Chicago Bears Mock Draft: The post-Justin Fields trade era starts with a bang

It has been done. Now, what?

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In the second round, the Bears fill the void within their defensive front

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One of the top free agents on fans' wish lists going into this offseason was undoubtedly Christian Wilkins, formerly of the Miami Dolphins and now a member of the Las Vegas Raiders. The Bears would have looked quite scary with Wilkins, but Ryan Poles had other plans to use his cash.

Now, Chicago lands one of the better defensive tackles in the draft by selecting Clemson's Ruke Orhorhoro here in the second round. Orhorhoro will come right in and compete to be the team's starting defensive tackle next to Andrew Billings, and very well could take the job.

Another top free agent target amongst Bears fans was Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Justin Madubuike, who ended up staying put. But, that's the comparison here for Orhorhoro, according to one of the best draft experts in the business, Lance Zierlein.

Orhorhoro is an explosive, well-built defensive lineman who would fit perfectly into what the Bears are trying to do. Over his last three years as an interior lineman, Orhorhoro has 24.0 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks.