Ranking 6 best edge rusher fits for Chicago Bears in 2023 NFL draft

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Felix Anudike-Uzomah, Chicago Bears
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1. Should Chicago Bears draft Felix Anudike-Uzomah Kansas State?

Felix Anudike-Uzomah is the player that the Chicago Bears should hope to fall to them in the second round. He is more of a speed rusher, and some of his issues come in run defense. However, as we noted, the Bears should be leaning more toward pass rush because they have rotational run-stoppers.

However, between Felix Anudike-Uzomah, Ojulari, and Hall, Felix Anudike-Uzomah has certainly shown the highest upside against the run. He is built out the best out of all of them, and while Hall and Ojulari were playing on their feet, Felix Anudike-Uzomah was actually playing inside more.

It is not where he is best, and it is where a lot of the run defense questions come from, but Kansas State had him playing a 4i type of technique in between the tackle and guard. At times, he was even head up over the guard, or even inside the guard closer to the center. He simply will not be asked to do this in the NFL.

Out on the edge, he shows that he can set the edge and use his length to keep runs inside of him. Beyond that, he has one of the better arsenals of pass-rush moves. He mixes up speeds, and movements, and has extremely active hands.

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Felix Anudike-Uzomah has two years of starting experience, and half of his snaps are in a role he will not play in the NFL. There is some unknown that will make him fall in the draft. Still, this could make him the best player for the Chicago Bears in round two.