Ranking 3 sleeper tackles for Chicago Bears in 2023 NFL draft

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Nick Saldiveri, Chicago Bears
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2. Will Chicago Bears have interest in Old Dominion OL Nick Saldiveri

Coming from Old Dominion it is easy to see yourself as a sleeper. Nick Saldiveri is just that despite being a three-starter for the Monarchs. He started at right tackle in 2019 before the COVID year wiped away his 2020. Still, he then put up two full seasons as a starter.

He allowed five sacks in 2021, and that went down to zero in 2022. Overall, Saldiveri plays technically sound. The big question with him will come down to his arm length. He is over 33", so it is not as big of an issue as someone like Peter Skoronski, but at the same time, you can see this as an issue on tape.

He worked at guard at the Senior Bowl, and the reality is that one of the draws he brings is that he can be an inside-outside player who may be technically skilled enough to provide depth at four offensive line positions. Still, there are questions about whether he can start at tackle.

At the least from the Chicago Bears' perspective, they see a guy with a lot of work at right tackle. The tape is good enough, and they just have to wonder about the competition and the fit.