2013 NFL Mock Draft: Bears still have holes at guard and linebacker

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The Bears have made strong moves to address the offensive line and linebacker corps this offseason. Expect both areas to remain priorities during the 2013 NFL Draft, according to mock draft experts.

The Chicago Bears have been primarily focused on two areas of need this offseason: The offensive line and linebacker corps. The former was addressed by signing Jermon Bushrod to start at left tackle, and the latter by signing D.J. Williams to (hopefully) fill the void left by the release of Brian Urlacher. That doesn't mean that the Bears are done yet, however, if the latest mock draft projections are any indication.

According to Nate Davis of USA Today, the Bears could target Alabama offensive guard D.J. Fluker to shore up the interior line. Fluker is built like a mountain, yet has a quick enough first step to be an effective run blocker. Given the offensive proclivities of new head coach Marc Trestman, Fluker may very well be the Bears' pick at No. 20 overall.

Then again, the Bears have traditionally been a defensive-oriented organization. Williams is on just a one-year contract, and there is no guarantee he will be an effective starter in the middle of the defense after a rocky season with the Denver Broncos in 2012. That's why Charley Casserly of NFL.com likes Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree to land in Chicago. Ogletree is SB Nation's No. 3 middle linebacker in this year's draft class. His speed and tenacity could make him a staple in the Bears' defense for years to come.

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