Brian Urlacher left a gaping void in the middle of the Bears defense and there are some big shoes to fill. Three major linebackers were on the board when the Bears were up at No.20 overall and with the team investing heavily in offensive line in free agency, they didn't need any more help there, right? Wrong.
The Bears continued to invest in protecting quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte by picking Oregon offensive lineman, Kyle Long. He comes from a long line of football lineage, starting with his Hall of Fame father, Howie and his brother, Chris.