The Bears Need a Beast Not a Poster Boy From This Years Draft


Published: April 10, 2009


... Bears surefire draft picks come and go. From Lionel Antonie to Cade McNown, I have seen them come with so much promise and then blow up.

This is why I now believe the NFL draft is overrated.

First of all, what makes a football player great isn't only physical abilities, or the Wonderlic test.

There is a measurable that can't be taken by a stopwatch, and that is heart.

Look at players like Ray Lewis and Dick Butkus, who have that warrior mentally, a player that goes to war when he hits the field and give you all he has on every play.

With the addition of Jay Cutler and Orlando Pace the Bears have addressed the "attitude" problem on offense, however they need a SOB on defense.

Football, after all, isn't a game for nice guys, and the Bears have too many on defense, just look at Urlacher, Harris and Briggs.

While all great players in their own right, they are too nice. Think about it—does Urlacher make you feel&nb...

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