Predicting the Chicago Bears top 10 prospects on their 2023 NFL Draft board

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Chicago Bears, Jaxon Smith-Njigba
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These might be my two favorite realistic Chicago Bears prospects

Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR - Ohio State

I'm very high on Devon Witherspoon -- even more so than Jaxon Smith-Njigba. However, I believe that Smith-Njigba is more likely to be available at nine than Witherspoon. The good news is that there are quite a few prospects who I like for the Chicago Bears in this draft. I have a feeling Ryan Poles will not disappoint me. Taking a wide receiver after trading for both Chase Claypool and D.J. Moore might seem like crazy talk, but if you want to give Justin Fields weapons, give him the top wide receiver in this draft class.

Myles Murphy, DE - Clemson

Seeing Myles Murphy dominate his Pro Day made me very happy seeing I have been shouting from the rooftops that he is a top-10 prospect. I have him much higher in my rankings (releasing those soon), but even if Ryan Poles and Ian Cunningham don't value him the way I do (properly), he should still be in the top 10 of their 2023 NFL Draft board.

Murphy has an unofficial 9.88 RAS which screams athleticism. He projects as an elite run-defender and should see eight to 10 sacks per year on average. If Murphy is available at nine, I would be ecstatic if Ryan Poles brought the Clemson star to Chicago.