Chicago Bears: Grading every 2018 NFL Draft pick

Chicago Bears Draft James Daniels

Chicago Bears Draft James Daniels

A year after the Bears' draft was panned even after they took the highest-rated quarterback on a lot of National Football League draft boards, they are getting high marks for drafting Georgia linebacker Roquan Smth ("the draft's best linebacker"), Iowa center James Daniels ("maybe the draft's best center"), Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller ("the draft's most underrated receiver"), Western Kentucky linebacker Joel "Iggy" Iyiegbuniwe ("a hybrid defender who will make an impact on special teams"), DE defensive tackle Bilal Nichols ("an athletic big man that will fit in the rotation right away"), Utah edge rusher Kylie Fitts ("can be a beast of a situational pass rusher") and Georgia wide receiver Javon Wims ("can win downfield for Mitchell Trubisky").

The Chicago Bears had a strong draft; however, there was talk of a trade attempt that did not come to fruition. I believe I have attributes and skills that a lot of players could say they have, but I don't think there's one thing that I can't do.

Daniels also can play guard, but the Bears are most likely to give him a shot to compete for the starting center spot with the likelihood of Cody Whitehair taking over at left guard.

"Young man looks like a player to me, " tweeted Olin Kreutz, the best Bears center ever.

"If I got within that range, I'll be really happy", Fitts told The Tribune last week. And that's what I had to do at Memphis. "My phone's blowing up, freezing up - and it's just good to see how things can change in a matter of years". But it's worth noting that Trevathan has missed 11 games in two years and Kwiatkoski missed five last season. He was asked to describe his game.

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The junior from Warren, Ohio, was ranked by ESPN as its No. 1 center in the draft, No. 18 prospect overall, and received a grade of 90. He said adding a second player at the same position wasn't a commentary on current starters Danny Trevathan and Nick Kwiatkoski, just a move to stoke competition and take the best player on their board.

According to NBC Sports Chicago via NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Chicago Bears were in talks with an undisclosed team to find a way back into the latter part first round of the NFL Draft. Daniels would have been the first interior lineman selected in the first round, although Scherff moved to guard in his first pro season.

"It means a lot".

"I'm real excited", Daniels said.

"I'm going to prove everybody who passed me up wrong", Miller said. The Bears sent the Patriots their second-round pick in 2019 and this year's first fourth-rounder (105th overall) to get back into Round Two for Miller. "People have got to work for everything they've got. But I'm going to introduce them to it".

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