Ranking 5 best RB fits for Chicago Bears in 2023 NFL Draft

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Evan Hull, Chicago Bears
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4. Evan Hull, Northwestern

Evan Hull has received a little more fanfare than Travis Dye, and that is not just from the local fans. Hull is much better than Dye between the tackles, was the workhorse for Northwestern, and had over 400 carries in the past two seasons.

He is not too big and imposing, but he does enough between the tackles to be competent. Beyond that, he has the speed to get outside into space and hit big runs. Lastly, he is a solid pass catcher. The issue for Hull is that when he gets to the NFL, the question is whether he can stand out in any area.

He is not going to steal between the tackle snaps from D'Onta Foreman, and he is not as explosive as Khalil Herbert. He is a better pass catcher than Homer, but a much worse pass protector and it is hard to see him on the field next season. Because he is the better runner, the Chicago Bears could elect to hold him around for a season as a reserve, then Foreman, Herbert, and Homer could all be gone, and Hull could be a piece of the new backfield.

His ability to fill in for all three roles is something, but his holes in all three make him a day-three pick who may end up a depth back for the Chicago Bears.