Draft guru Mel Kiper has released his latest projections for the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and his prognostications suggest the Chicago Bears will select LB Zach Brown of the North Carolina Tar Heels. Brown started for three seasons with the Tar Heels, collecting 7 interceptions and over 200 tackles in his career.
According to Kiper, Brown could help build a foundation for continued defensive success:
50. Chicago Bears
Zach Brown, LB, North CarolinaChicago's linebackers are a great group but an aging one. Here's some fresh help.
The second round of the 2012 NFL Draft continues Firday night, starting a 6:00 p.m. CDT.
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