Friday, April 5, 2013
Could a former ND player land in Chicago?
By Matt Fortuna
The Chicago Bears are the closest NFL franchise to Notre Dame, location-wise. Based on the fact that the Bears have the 20th overall pick in the April 25-27 NFL draft -- and on the fact that the Irish have two former players expected to go midway through the first round -- there seems to be a strong possibility of one of those players continuing his career just 90 minutes from South Bend, Ind.
2012 NFL Draft
Rd. 1: April 26, 8 p.m. ET Rd. 2-3: April 27, 7 p.m. ET Rd. 4-7: April 28, Noon ET
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Kiper says Eifert could add a new dimension to a Pittsburgh offense that loses Mike Wallace, while Te'o could end up a reliable long-term linebacker for a Bears team that currently has Lance Briggs, who turns 33 during the season.