Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET, the NFL free agency frenzy began and the Chicago Bears wasted no time addressing two of their biggest needs, signing tight end Martellus Bennett and left tackle Jermon Bushrod to long-term deals.
Bennett is expected to give quarterback Jay Cutler a reliable target in the middle of the field, while Bushrod will be expected to help protect the often-sacked quarterback's blindside.
Despite addressing those two major areas of concern, the team still has plenty of areas that need improvement. The team is yet to have any deals in place with some of their current free agents (Brian Urlacher, Nick Roach, Kelvin Hayden and Israel Idonije). By addressing the tight end and left tackle positions in free agency, the team may find suitable replacements in the upcoming draft.
Here is the latest mock draft for the Chicago Bears: