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Bears draft WR Alshon Jeffery

Updated: April 28, 2012, 2:07 AM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears gave up a fifth-round pick on Friday to swap spots in the second round with the St. Louis Rams to move up five spots (No. 45 overall) to draft South Carolina receiver Alshon Jeffery.

Then the club turned its attention right back to defense by using the 79th overall pick to acquire Oregon State safety Brandon Hardin. The selection marked the eighth consecutive year the Bears used a pick on a safety.

"Very excited to have Alshon Jeffery and ...

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