3 takeaways for the Chicago Bears from Daniel Jeremiah's Mock Draft 2.0

The Chicago Bears have a big draft ahead of them, and Daniel Jeremiah refines his prior thoughts into Mock Draft 2.0.

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Chicago Bears Takeaway No. 3: Bears could be 'perfect situation' for a rookie QB

When rookies are drafted, specifically with earlier picks of the NFL draft, the situation said quarterback is being drafted into is usually undesirable. Due to the nature of the draft, the teams who performed worst have the best picks.

In this year's draft, however, the No. 1 pick is owned by a team different than those who earned the pick. The Carolina Panthers, the owners of the worst record in football, had traded their 2024 first-round pick in a deal to the Bears the year before for the pick that turned into Bryce Young.

After losing D.J. Moore, as well, Bryce Young was drafted into a very poor situation, thus making his likelihood of success that much less likely. Had C.J. Stroud been drafted to the Panthers with the No. 1 pick, it's unlikely he wins Offensive Player of the Year.

Stroud is a better quarterback than Bryce Young, but Young is playing on All-Madden while Stroud is playing on Pro. The situation for Stroud is better, thus making his likelihood of success higher.

For the Chicago Bears, they could be a perfect situation for a No. 1 overall quarterback. Whether that be Caleb Williams or Drake Maye, if the Bears draft a QB No. 1, they're in a great situation to thrive immediately.

If Daniel Jeremiah is correct in his prediction in Mock Draft 2.0, Caleb Williams will be entering the NFL on a much higher foot than most No. 1 picks in NFL history.

It might not be the absolute best situation in the NFL, but it'd be hard to complain with D.J. Moore, Rome Odunze, a potential free agent wide receiver, and Cole Kmet as your weapons entering the NFL as a No. 1 pick.


Those weapons are better than the weapons he had at USC, and he'd be paired with a defense much better than the one he had at USC.

All signs are pointing at Caleb Williams entering a highly positive environment if he's drafted by the Chicago Bears No. 1, followed by Rome Odunze at No. 9. That is ... if Daniel Jeremiah predicted this draft correctly.