Mock Draft: Bears trade Justin Fields, add explosive amount of offensive fire power

In this full mock draft, the Chicago Bears move on from Justin Fields but don't seem to take a step back as Ryan Poles adds plenty of new weapons in the 2024 NFL Draft for whoever they hire as the new offensive coordinator.

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When I made the selection of Audric Estime at 110th overall, it was a difficult choice because I also loved the value of taking defensive tackle Michael Hall, Jr. instead. I elected to lean running back since Ryan Poles spent a second and a third-round pick on the position last season. Gervon Dexter's growth has impressed me but Zacch Pickens didn't do enough to make me feel confident that the team shouldn't look to add additional help. This brought me to Hall.

I got aggressive and traded a 2025 5th-round pick along with the pick Poles gained in the Jalen Carter trade last season (122nd overall) to the Raiders in order to move up to 112 overall. Then, I took Hall with a smile on my face.

The Bears add much-needed defensive tackle depth by trading up

The knock on Dexter was his get-off wasn't fast enough. Well, that's not the case with Hall. He could be the true 3-technique that Matt Eberflus covets in his defense. That said, Dexter vastly improved in that area this season and his versatility allows him to be disruptive all over the line — even on the outside. Hall doesn't have the size to be on the edge but his quickness allows him to not only pressure the quarterback but also stuff the run. He had seven sacks over the last two years, but what's impressive is Pro Football Focus (PFF) has him down for 22 pressures this year. Whoa!

Michael Hall has a high motor and a great combination of speed, burst, and strength. I wouldn't be surprised if he shoots up draft boards and isn't available here in the fourth round. His tape jumps out at you when watching any Ohio State film.