The Chicago Bears added six new rookies during the 2012 NFL Draft -- DE Shea McClellin, WR Alshon Jeffery, S Brandon Hardin, TE/FB Evan Rodriguez, CB Isaiah Frey and CB Greg McCoy -- and the Bears' head coach, Lovie Smith, took some time to break down each pick on Saturday night:
The team's top pick may have been the leading prospect at outside linebacker, but according to Smith, he will not see any time at that position:
He's not a linebacker. Let's start with that. He won't be a linebacker. He'll have his hand down in a three-point stance from day one, in the defensive line room. And we can't wait to get started with him.
The team's second-round pick, WR Alshon Jeffery, offers a little bit of everything in Smith's analysis:
Did a lot of research on Alshon also. Just great size, great ability, great hands. [Wide receivers coach] Darryl Drake thought he had the best hands in the draft.
The Bears begin the 2012 NFL Season on Sunday, September 9, against the Indianapolis Colts.
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