With a chance to get a potential difference-making defender with the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft, the Bears instead went for a quarterback.
In a bold move, the Bears traded up to the second pick to draft Mitch Trubisky.
RICK MORRISSEY: GM Ryan Pace bets his future on quarterback.
The Bears traded up to draft second.
The Chicago Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley talks to Solomon Thomas, Jonathan Allen and Mitch Trubisky and makes his Bears draft choice
The draftees will run down, not up, the infamous ‘‘Rocky’’ steps at the temporary theater outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
On the biggest day of the third-year GM’s career, we’ll see just how much his cool demeanor will pay off.