In the month’s leading up to the 2023 NFL Draft, the idea is to address all of the potential scenarios fans may witness on draft night. In last week’s thought exercise, the Carolina Panthers traded up twice to provide a soft landing spot for Chicago in a trade back from No. 1 overall. In today’s thought exercise, the Bears embrace the idea of trading back twice to pick up significant draft capital to rebuild the roster.
The draft order below is now the official order based on team records and tiebreakers. There is not a No. 21 overall pick here, as that’s the pick the Dolphins forfeited due to tampering violations.
Without further ado, let’s kick this off!
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