The only 6 prospects the Chicago Bears should draft at pick No. 9

The Chicago Bears second first-round pick doesn't have stiff competition; the choice isn't hard

Sep 18, 2021; Gainesville, Florida, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman JC Latham (65)
Sep 18, 2021; Gainesville, Florida, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman JC Latham (65) / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Chicago Bears, Malik Nabers
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Chicago Bears target No. 1: Malik Nabers, WR

Off the rip, this is one of the least likely options on the list. Malik Nabers is someone I can't see lasting longer than pick No. 6. If the New York Giants make a draft selection that isn't Malik Nabers, and he's still available, it'll blow my socks off.

Not to mention, Marvin Harrison Jr. could be drafted No. 3, and Malik Nabers could be realistically drafted with any pick after that.

Now, something that could hurt Nabers' draft stock, for some reason, is his decision not to measure or test at the NFL Scouting Combine. His counterpart as best wide receiver in the draft other than Marvin Harrison Jr., Rome Odunze, did measure and test, however, and he did so very well.

Not measuring or testing at the combine shouldn't make teams less intrigued with Malik Nabers. Sure, it can be seen as a knock on Nabers, I guess, but to use that as the main argument against him would be a decision for sure.

If Malik Nabers is somehow available at No. 9 for the Chicago Bears, it won't be a difficult choice. What's better than one D.J. Moore? Two D.J. Moores. And that's what the Bears would be getting with Malik Nabers.

With 189 receptions, 3,003 receiving yards, and 21 TDs in his college career, Malik Nabers has cemented himself as a top receiver in this draft.

With how the Chicago Bears' receivers look ahead of free agency, adding Malik Nabers with the No. 9 pick would be ideal.