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Commentary: No guts, no glory in Bears' draft deal

Commentary: No guts, no glory in Bears' draft deal

The day before NFL Commisioner Paul Tagliabue would have announced the Bears' highest draft pick in 24 years at No. 4, Chicago dealt that pick to the New York Jets in exchange for two first round picks (13 and 22) plus a conditional pick.<P> Was it a savvy move for more depth or a dubious duck out of the limelight of high expectations? Most importantly, how will the Packers be affected by their North Division rivals' move?<P>

Friday's deal gives the Bears a total of 12 picks including three of the first 35 choices. "We liked our options better having the extra first-round pick rather than staying at four," Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said. "We now have three of the top 35 picks in the draft and are confident we will get three quality players." Right. He forgot to add that now the team and their pick won't be... Recommended Stories

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