3 main takeaways for Chicago Bears after Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII win

The Chicago Bears are getting ready for next season, and that starts with learning from the Super Bowl champions. What did the Bears learn from the Chiefs?

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Takeaway No. 2: Build through the draft, don't overpay

As the Chiefs have learned after winning back-to-back Super Bowls since trading Tyreek Hill, it's important to build through the draft and not overpay players you don't feel you need to succeed.

Ryan Poles, too, wants to build the Chicago Bears through the draft. Before this gets taken out of context, Tyreek Hill and Jaylon Johnson aren't the same players, nor are they on the same playing field. Poles will re-sign Jaylon Johnson.

Now, the Chicago Bears don't have a Tyreek Hill, per se, so there's not too much of a comparison there. It's more focusing on the idea that this Chiefs team was built, mostly, through the draft.

Players who played really well in Super Bowl LVIII were players the Chiefs drafted. Guys like L'Jarius Sneed, Trent McDuffie, George Karlaftis, Willie Gay, Isiah Pacheco, Creed Humphries, etc. Oh, and Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce. Drafting two players like that will help, and they further the idea of building a team through the draft.

The reason this is important for the Chicago Bears opens the idea that, if the Bears aren't in love with Caleb Williams or one of the other quarterback prospects, the return for the No. 1 pick would be astronomical. The amount of key players the Bears could put in positions of need would be— potentially— greater than what they'd get from Caleb Williams if he's not all that.

If they stick with Williams, however, it's likely the Bears spend most of the draft trying to acquire picks. If the Chicago Bears want to build through the draft, they'll need a few more picks. As Ryan Poles has shown, however, he'll get more picks during the draft. He always does.