Chicago Bears Make Signing Orlando Pace A Priority


Published: April 1, 2009


... agent LT Orlando Pace a priority. If he joins the team, they plan on putting him at left tackle and moving last year's first-round pick, Chris Williams, to right tackle.

Pace's agent Kennard McGuire said Pace "had a very good and productive" visit. McGuire declined to discuss specifics in relation to a contract offer.

Chris Williams is versatile enough to play either tackle spot, which is why the Bears would be able to move him to the right side.

If Pace signs, that opens up a competition between recently-signed Kevin Shaffer and Chris Williams at right tackle. Also, Frank Omiyale would be able to compete at his natural position of LG.

According to Chicago sources, the Bears aren't concerned about Pace's injury issues in the last couple of seasons.

Even with the signing of the future Hall of Famer, the Bears still will address the tackle position in the draft this month, but they won't need to do it in the first round anymore...

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