Bears pick TE Shaheen in Round 2

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He partially couldn't believe it because, as the Chicago Tribune noted, Trubisky said he had nearly no contact with the franchise after the combine.

Kizer was the fourth quarterback off the board. "Because he has no experience, really", said Tuxford. "He moves like a more agile player than you would think for a guy with that kind of size".

"I had one workout with them, and then, after that it was just pretty much silence", Trubisky said.

Draft analysts have polarizing opinions about Kizer's potential. This may be viewed as a reach with so many talented safeties, cornerbacks and wide receivers still on the board when the Bears selected him.

"We had a lot of scenarios, but we did not have any scenarios like what's happened here", the Eagles' executive vice president of football operations said.

Final thought: As long as Shaheen can gain separation more often than not, then he'll succeed in the National Football League despite coming from the Division-II ranks. Kizer's arm strength is often praised, but critics have pointed out flaws with his accuracy and decision making. And when it came to the most important position on the field, they made sure they got the player they wanted whether it was the right move to make or not. Veteran Brock Osweiler is the backup.

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While recruiting in college is not an exact science, guys such as Henderson and Shaheen prove the NFL Draft is much more exact because there are a lot more eyes and research done.

In a monumental decision that could alter the future of the Bears, general manager Ryan Pace made a shocking move and traded up to the No. 2 spot to select North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.

A 6-foot-6, 278-pounder, Shaheen played basketball at Division II Pittsburgh-Johnstown before transferring to Ashland to play football.

Mere moments after he was drafted, fans started digging up old tweets from the quarterback, including a couple dating back to 2015 that say things like "Hell yeah, Go Packers" and "Oh my Aaron Rodgers". He set the single-season the school's single-season record for yards passing (3,748), touchdowns (30) and total offense (4,056) in 2016. Shaheen finished his career with 129 catches for 1,755 yards and 26 TDs. He'll be a weapon for Mike Glennon or Trubisky from the start of the season.

"I didn't see it coming at all, it's been a mystery", Trubisky told NFL Network. "But I had a bug in me after watching the Ohio State game". In a draft strong on defensive players, the Bears could have gone that way with their first pick and waited a round to take a QB.



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