The first of the college football All-Star games, the East-West Shrine Game, took place Saturday night in St. Petersburg, Fla. with the West coming away with a 28-13 victory over the East.
Typically full of players selected in the mid to late rounds, the East West Shrine Game offers teams the ability to scout talent that they have not gotten the chance to see much throughout the season.
Joe Flacco, Dashon Goldson, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Wes Welker are just some of the former East-West Shrine Game participants to find success in the NFL. They prove that even if scouted properly, some diamonds in the rough can be found at these pre-draft games.
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery and new head coach Marc Trestman were expected to be in attendance Saturday afternoon, getting a jump start on their draft preparations. They could use the information they got from the game to help change their draft board.
Here is the updated Chicago Bears mock draft following the East-West Shrine Game: