Chicago Bears: Brandon McGee

Miami DB McGee an intriguing draft option

March, 20, 2013
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CHICAGO -- Cornerback figures to be an area of need for the Chicago Bears when the NFL draft rolls around late next month.

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Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsMiami cornerback Brandon McGee had a good showing at the NFL combine last month in Indianapolis.
With the club already down at least one cornerback with D.J. Moore signing with the Carolina Panthers coupled with the uncertain status of free agent Kelvin Hayden, the Bears could stand to benefit from adding a younger player or two to the secondary. It's also worth mentioning that Pro Bowlers Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings are each entering the final year of their respective contracts.

One draft prospect to monitor is former Miami Hurricanes cornerback Brandon McGee, whom the Bears recently put through a private workout on the Miami campus.

McGee, who started 24 straight games to close out his collegiate career, is viewed by some analysts as a potential mid-round pick. He had a strong showing at the East-West Shrine Game in January after he tallied 54 tackles, two interceptions and seven pass break ups his senior season at Miami.

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