The Chicago Bears did not surprise anybody when they took a defensive lineman in the first round. They did raise some eyebrows when they passed up names like Whitney Mercilus and Chandler Jones to draft Shea McClellin.
After Day 1, new GM Phil Emery has proven one thing to you. He will stick to whoever he evaluates as the best person on the board even if it means going away from the popular pick. Now, where do the Bears go from here?
First-round selections are important but winning-football teams are built through the later rounds. Emery has proven to be a wild card thus far so it will be hard to predict where he goes, but Rounds 2-7 might look a little like the following: