Whether the Chicago Bears make it to the playoffs or not, general manager Phil Emery has to already be thinking about ways to improve his team this offseason.
It will soon be determined whether that includes a change in head coach, but another important thing to focus on is whom the Bears should target in the NFL Draft. With bowl season heating up, there's no better time to get a good look at future NFL starters.
The Bears typically have focused on defense in their recent drafts, but with an offense that ranks 28th in the league in total yards, it's obvious where the biggest needs reside. What rounds the Bears fill those needs will be determined based on what players are on the board.
Offensive line is Chicago's biggest area of weakness, but if the top-tier offensive tackles are gone by the time the Bears are on the clock, selecting a playmaking tight end like Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert may be the answer.
Here is a complete seven-round wish list for the Bears' upcoming draft