Why the Chicago Bears must draft Adetomiwa Adebawore and a mock draft selecting him

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The Buffalo Bills could be a trade partner for the Chicago Bears

Based on mock drafts I have seen and Howie Roseman's seeming love for Adebawore, the Bears likely need to trade up from the 53rd pick into the bottom of the first round. The Eagles have the 30th pick and need to replace their 2022 3T, Jason Hargrave who signed a big contract with the Niners. Dane Brugler, recently mocked Adebawore to the Bengals who have the 28th pick. There was another mock draft in the mock draft database that had the Saints drafting Adebawore with the 29th pick.

The Bears from this draft can offer some combination of the 53rd 61st 64th and 103rd picks. They also have two second-round picks in the 2025 draft. No way they should trade either of their two 1st round 2024 picks and I would not even offer up their 2024 second-round pick even for Adebawore. They should save their top 2024 draft picks to really buck up their defense.

One team that is, possibly, ripe for a trade down is the Buffalo Bills. Bills Wire recently published an article that detailed how the value picks for the Bills could easily be gone by the time they draft with the 27th pick. Bills Wire thought a trade-down would be a good idea. If Bijan Robinson, Quentin Johnson, or another wideout the Bills really like are not available to them, they could very well be open to a trade-down.

The Bills have more depth needs than big glaring needs like the Bears have to fill. Other teams can offer the Bills higher draft picks to move down. The Bears can counter this by offering quantity over quality in terms of draft picks. Given that the Bills needs are more about a number of depth needs rather than starting jobs to fill holes this approach should at least grab their attention.