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The 2011 Arrowhead Pride Mock Draft continues with KillaCity107 choosing for the Chicago Bears at No. 62...

The acquisition of Derek Sherrod in the first round allowed the Bears to bolster their biggest perceived weakness. With Cutler getting some help in protection right away the team has been freed up to persue several options in the second. I would not be surprised to see a BPA pick here.

Recap of the final season rankings:

  • Total Offense (30th)
  • Passing Yards (28th)
  • Rushing Yards (22nd)
  • Total Points (21st)
  • Total Defense (9th)
  • Passing Yards Allowed (20th)
  • Rushing Yards Allowed (2nd)
  • Points Against (4th)

The defense needs some youth at LB to eventually replace the aging Urlacher and Briggs. Planning for the future is essential, so it would benefit the Bears to draft a playmaker at LB to groom under either of these great veterans. DB could also use an upgrade, especially at the #2 CB position such as Davon House. This would go a long way toward helping the glaring statistical problem with this defense (20th in passing yards allowed). The final defensive spot to address is DT. With the decline in play and eventual departure of Tommy Harris the DL needs a new face in the middle. The question becomes: Do you promote from within and groom a late round pick? Or use a high draft pick on a player that can contribute early? Only the Bears front office knows for sure how they feel about the players currently on the roster and their ability to step in and produce.

Additional options exist on the offensive side of the ball. The OL could use some additional help on the inside at guard and center with Olin Kreutz nearing the end of his career. WR is also a position of need with no clear #2 behind Johnny Knox. The player I had targeted in the first is still here staring at me, so...

With the 62nd pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears select:

Jonathan Baldwin, Wide Receiver, Pittsburgh

I was tempted to reach for Baldwin in the first, so having him sitting here in the second is fantastic. The Bears have a jumble of smallish receivers with plenty of speed and what they really need is a big bodied, physical receiver. They will get just that in Baldwin. At 6-4 228 with a 42 inch vertical, Baldwin is an aggresive physical presence at WR. He will provide a great redzone target and could become Cutler's go-to receiver.

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• Great height and bulk with long arms and big hands
• Athletic with good speed and great leaping ability
• Aggressive with terrific ball skills and body control
• Vertical threat who can separate and stretch field
• Strong, physical and knows how to use his big frame
• Impressive catch radius and will make circus catches
• Able to effectively get off the line and beat the jam
• Runs hard and with some power after the reception
• Durable w/ lots of experience versus top competition
• Still has considerable upside to work with / develop

Full Schedule & Results:

1. Carolina Panthers (ChiefsFan90s) - Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert

2. Denver Broncos (craig in calgary) - Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers

3. Buffalo Bills (Arrowdread) - Auburn QB Cam Newton

4. Cincinnati Bengals (Dirty South Chiefs Fan) - Georgia WR A.J. Green

5. Arizona Cardinals (tmurawsk) - Texas A&M OLB Von Miller

6. Cleveland Browns (H2E) - Auburn DT Nick Fairley

7. San Francisco 49ers (Another Successful Tedford QB) - LSU CB Patrick Peterson

8. Tennessee Titans (ejr58) - Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara

9. Dallas Cowboys (IamtheGreatest) - Alabama DL Marcell Dareus

10. Washington Redskins (nmchief) - Alabama WR Julio Jones

11. Houston Texans (FalconMF27) - Missouri DE Aldon Smith

12. Minnesota Vikings (Raven Hawk) - USC OT Tyron Smith

13. Detroit Lions (Matt Hays) - Boston College OT Anthony Castanzo

14. St. Louis Rams (Sam D) - Illinois DT Corey Liuget

15. Miami Dolphins (YerganFlurgan) - Alabama RB Mark Ingram

16. Jacksonville Jaguars (GenericBrand) - Cal DE Cameron Jordan

17. New England Patriots (averagegatsby) - Temple DE Muhammad Wilkerson

18. San Diego Chargers (Chiefscafan58) - North Carolina DE Robert Quinn

19. New York Giants (flowers 24) - Florida C Mike Pouncey

20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (PSUkegreen) - Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan

21. Kansas City Chiefs (Matt_Grbac) - Baylor NT Phil Taylor

22. Indianapolis Colts (saskwatch) - Wisconsin OT Gabe Carimi

23. Philadelphia Eagles (OnlyKCFanNVA) - Colorado OT Nate Solder

24. New Orleans Saints (The Other Patrick Allen) - Georgia DE/LB Justin Houston

25. Seattle Seahawks (Simon from KC) - TCU QB Andy Dalton

26. Baltimore Ravens (Ben S) - Colorado CB Jimmy Smith

27. Atlanta Falcons (stagdsp) - Ohio State DE Cameron Heyward

28. New England Patriots (averagegatsby) - UCLA LB Akeem Ayers

29. Chicago Bears (KillaCity107) - Mississippi State OT Derek Sherrod

30. New York Jets (bradelli58) - Wisconsin DE J.J. Watt

31. Pittsburgh Steelers (scottchief) - Baylor G Danny Watkins

32. Green Bay Packers (Aesthetist) - Iowa DE Adrian Clayborn

Round Two

33. New England Patriots (averagegatsby) - Miami G Orlando Franklin

34. Buffalo Bills (Arrowdread) - Arizona LB Brooks Reed

35. Cincinnati Bengals (Dirty South Chiefs Fan) - FSU QB Christian Ponder

36. Denver Broncos (craig in calgary) - Oregon State DT Stephen Paea

37. Cleveland Browns (H2E) - Maryland WR Torrey Smith

38. Arizona Cardinals (tmurawsk) - Washington QB Jake Locker

39.Tennessee Titans (ejr58) - Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick

40. Dallas Cowboys (IamtheGreatest) - Texas CB Aaron Williams

41. Washington Redskins (nmchief) - Arkansas QB Ryan Mallet

42. Houston Texans (FalconMF27) - UCLA S Rahim Moore

43. Minnesota Vikings (ravenhawk) - Florida State G/C Rodney Hudson

44. Detroit Lions (Matt Hays) - Miami CB Brandon Harris

45. San Francisco 49ers (Another Successful Tedford QB) - Texas DE/LB Sam Acho

46. Denver Broncos (craig in calgary) - Notre Dame TE Kyle Rudolph

47. St. Louis Rams (Sam D) - Miami WR Leonard Hankerson

48. Oakland Raiders (mushin) - Penn State G/C Steve Wisniewski

49. Jacksonville Jaguars (GenericBrand) - Virginia CB Ras-I Dowling

50. San Diego Chargers (Chiefsfaninca58) - UNC DT Marvis Austin

51. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (PSUkegreen) - Illinois LB Martez Wilson

52. New York Giants (flowers 24) - UNC LB Quan Sturdivant

53. Indianapolis Colts (saskwatch) - Iowa S Tyler Sash

54. Philadelphia Eagles (OnlyKCFanNVA) - Pittsburgh DE/OLB Jabaal Sheard

55. Kansas City Chiefs (Matt_Grbac) - Kentucky WR Randall Cobb

56. New Orleans Saints (The Other Patrick Allen) - Washington OLB Mason Foster

57. Seattle Seahawks (Simon from KC) - Alabama OT James Carpenter

58. Baltimore Ravens (Ben S) - Troy WR Jerrel Jernigan

59. Atlanta Falcons (stagdsp) - TCU OT Marcus Cannon

60. New England Patriots (averagegatsby) - Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams

61. San Diego Chargers (Chiefsfaninca58) - Oregon ILB Casey Matthews

62. Chicago Bears (KillaCity107) - Pittsburgh WR Jonathan Baldwin

63. Pittsburgh Steelers (scottchief) - Wednesday April 20th

64. Green Bay Packers (Aesthetist) - Wednesday April 20th