By Nick Schwartz |
April 24, 2020 8: 22 pm
The Chicago Bears entered the 2020 NFL Draft with a total of nine tight ends on the roster. Seriously! Just a few weeks ago, the Bears gave Jimmy Graham a two-year deal worth $16 million. For a team that went from 12-4 in 2018 to 8-8 in 2019, tight end wasn’t exactly a pressing need.
What did the Bears do with their first pick of the 2020 Draft, then? Add another tight end, of course! Chicago selected Notre Dame’s Cole Kmet, a very good player who was projected to be a potential first-round target for some teams, but who is also the Bears’ 10th tight end. He joins a list that includes:
NFL fans thought the pick was hilarious.