5 prospects who will shape what Chicago Bears do in 2023 NFL draft

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Devon Witherspoon, Chicago Bears
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4. Devon Witherspoon, and 3. Christian Gonzalez

The next two players can be lumped together. Where these two guys get drafted will also dictate a lot for the Chicago Bears. While they need a third cornerback at some point, you could argue secondary is the most complete unit.

They have Jaylon Johnson, Eddie Jackson, and Jaquan Brisker and certainly will not give up on Kyler Gordon. They can upgrade from Kindle Vildor, but that already is not a full-time player.

So, the debates will be heavy if one of these two is on the board for the Chicago Bears. Should they take one knowing it pushes Kyler Gordon into just the slot and just playing nickel snaps? Are either the top player on their board?

Witherspoon is small and fiesty, Gonzalez is tall, but could be a little fiestier. They both can make the case for being top ten picks and the top corners in the draft. So, who takes them?

The best case for Chicago is that both of them go in the top eight picks. This will be a debate if either on the board. If both are gone, it pushes the real needs, the trenches down Chicago.