Perhaps business is about to pick up at the NFL Draft.
Here we go: Bears are considering trading back from No. 3, per sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 27, 2017
The Chicago Bears have been shopping the third pick recently and could make that dream a reality tonight with a stealthy move out from the third pick. Chicago hasn’t traded down in the first round of a draft since 2006 when it moved out from the 26th pick and into the second round. Prior to that, the Bears dealt the fourth pick in the draft in 2003, moving back and picking Penn State defensive end Michael Haynes (14th overall) and quarterback Rex Grossman (22nd overall).
Grossman was the quarterback on the Bears’ Super Bowl team, but Haynes only played three years (43 games) with the Bears and was out of the league after the 2005 season.
The Bears have a ton of incentive to trade out of the third pick and acquire more picks to fill the team’s many needs, but it won’t be easy.
We will continue to monitor the situation, especially if the Bears pull