2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - The Chicago Bears Select...

Feb 26, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Baylor Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright participates in a catch and run drill during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

With the 19th overall pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Steve Whited selected for the Chicago Bears, who earned the No. 19 overall pick by finishing the 2011 season with an 8-8 record.

With the No. 19 pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the Chicago Bears select...

Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor

There are certainly other needs for the team: LT/LG, CB and future replacements for their aging DE/LB’s. If Kirkpatrick were available, he’d be a Bear because he fits their base Cover-2 Zone perfectly. They need an eventual replacement at DE but I see projects rather than playmakers on the board. Jonathan Martin(OT) was the only consideration other than Wright. It would come down to Lovie and Tice deciding if he can do it better than Webb in their new system and if they want to sink another first round pick into the OL to make it three in a row (didn’t have 1st or 2nd picks in 09 or 10).

Even with the signing of Marshall and their RB solidified, they need another weapon. Currently filling the role is Bennett, Hester and an unused TE (in Martz’s old system). Wright would be able to step in immediately, line up anywhere, and give Cutler another legit homerun threat. For four years in college, Baylor looked for anyway possible to get the ball into his hands (WR/TE/RB). Look for the Bears to do the same his rookie season to keep defenses guessing (think Percy Harvin with better deep skills). Marshall/Wright/Forte is scary for any defense.

Kendall Wright Highlights:

Joe Goodberry's Instant Analysis:

Bears decide to load up at WR with Kendall Wright lining up opposite newly acquired Brandon Marshall. Ideal situation for both players as Wright should help alleviate coverage from Marshall and provide Jay Cutler with another target. Great fit.
Grade: A
Value: +6

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Indianapolis Alex Neyer Andrew Luck QB
2 Washington David Farrelly Robert Griffin III QB
3 Minnesota Palewook Matt Kalil OT
4 Cleveland Jason Garrison Justin Blackmon WR
5 Tampa Bay Andrew Bernius Morris Claiborne CB
6 St. Louis Jim0ijk Quinton Coples DE
7 Jacksonville AK513 Melvin Ingram DE
8 Miami Dan Lockhart Trent Richardson RB
9 Carolina Jason Blanton Luke Kuechly LB
10 Buffalo Casey Penn Michael Floyd WR
11 Kansas City Kenneth Taylor David DeCastro OG
12 Detroit (projected trade) Andrew Perrotta Stephon Gilmore CB
13 Arizona Dan Wolford Riley Reiff OT
14 Dallas Joshua Foster Michael Brockers DT
15 Philadelphia Travis Parker Mark Barron S
16 New York Jets Kenneth Taylor Courtney Upshaw OLB
17 Cincinnati (from Oakland) Jason Garrison Dre Kirkpatrick CB
18 San Diego Anthony Knox Fletcher Cox DE
19 Chicago Steve Whited Kendall Wright WR
20 Tennessee Jeff Welch
21 Cincinnati Jason Garrison
22 Cleveland (from Atlanta) Jason Garrison
23 Seattle (projected trade) Jared Egner
24 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison
25 Denver Jared Morgan
26 Houston Brett Kollman
27 New England (from New Orleans) Anthony Knox
28 Green Bay Travis Castleman
29 Baltimore Jason Garrison
30 San Francisco Chris Brown
31 New England Anthony Knox
32 New York Giants Matt Leitner
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