Grading the 2023 Chicago Bears rookie class after their first regular season

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Chicago Bears Round 4 Tyler Scott

The Chicago Bears have to be worried about Tyler Scott. On one hand, this year was expected to have minimal impact. He was going to back up Darnell Mooney as he learned the slot and then jumped into the role this year. 

Still, when Chase Claypool got traded and Equanimeous St. Brown got hurt, the Bears needed him, and he did not step up. St. Brown immediately jumped back in over him, and the team even mixed in Velus Jones and Trent Taylor when he had to take over more snaps later in the year. 

Scott was transitioning to the slot, but his experience came on the outside. He proved he could not win in that area. Will he look better in the slot next season, or will Chicago add a different slot option to compete with Scott?

Tyler Scott Grade: D- 

Chicago Bears Round 5 Noah Sewell

Noah Sewell was not expected to have much of a role barring injury and that is how his rookie season played out. He finished with just 27 defensive snaps. However, it is worth adding that Sewell also had 269 defensive snaps. He will be back next year in his same role as the fourth linebacker, which is not much of an issue, and is about on expectations. 

Noah Sewell grade: B-