Like most Chicago Bears fans watching the draft, my reaction to the announcement of Shea McClellin's selection in the first round was followed by a confused "huh?" All the draft hype I had heard about McClellin was that he was a great fit for a 3-4 team, so I'm sure many of you were asking the same question as me: Why did Chicago just draft a 3-4 linebacker to play as our 4-3 defensive end? With players like Whitney Mercilus, Chandler Jones and Nick Perry all left on the board and all natural 4-3 defensive ends, it's easy to see why the fans may be confused by the selection.
With the 18th pick in the 2012 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select Shea McClellin from Boise State. Who? What? Why? I want to give GM Phil Emery the benefit of the doubt here, but like many, I was shocked by this pick. It's not so m... Read Post
With the 19th pick in the 2012 NFL draft the Chicago Bears select outside linebacker Shea McClellin from Boise State. Say what? General manager Phil Emery said a lot with his first draft pick and what he said is that he isn't afraid... Read Post
Brian Urlacher is pleased. With the 19 th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Shea McClellin out of Boise State. Instant Reaction: Chicago really needed a pass rush that bad? Analysis: I guess in a division with A... Read Post