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FOX Sports

Chicago Bears trade up to take QB Mitchell Trubisky with No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft

The Bears draft their potential franchise QB while the 49ers score more picks.

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Bears turn NFL draft upside down, pick Mitchell Trubisky after trade

The Chicago Bears threw the 2017 NFL draft for a loop after one pick.       


NFL draft: Chicago Bears take Mitchell Trubisky second after Browns take Myles Garrett

Mitchell Trubisky will not get the chance to be the savior at quarterback for his hometown team.In the first shocking move of the draft, the Chicago Bears moved up from the third pick to second to take Trubusky, the quarterback from Mentor High School and North Carolina. The Bears made the move despite signing Mike Glennon in free agency.

Denver Post

2017 NFL draft first-round highlights: Chiefs, Bears mortgage futures for QBs

The Bears and Chiefs give up a lot to make gambles on a couple of quarterbacks.

FOX Sports

The top 5 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft

The Browns did what most people expected in the NFL Draft But after Cleveland's No. 1 pick, things changed quickly. Here are the top 5 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft: 1. Cleveland Browns: Myles Garrett, DE 2. Chicago Bears (from the 49ers): Mitch Trubisky, QB 3. San Francisco 49ers (from the Bears): Solomon Thomas, DE 4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Leonard Fournette, RB 5. Tennessee Titans: Corey Davis, WR

49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News

How did 49ers snooker three extra picks from Bears?

The 49ers picked up three mid-round picks to drop from No. 2 to 3 in Thursday's draft as the Chicago Bears traded up for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky

Plain Dealer

Mitch Trubisky drafted by Chicago Bears at No. 2 overall in NFL Draft 2017

The Bears pulled a shocker by trading up and taking Mitch Trubisky in the first round.

CSN Chicago

Bears will not have quarterback competition: ‘Glennon is our starter’

The Bears aggressive decision to trade up and draft Mitchell Trubisky with the No. 2 pick wont create a quarterback competition this summer and fall, general

CSN Chicago

Bears Talk Podcast: Reacting to acquisition of QB Mitch Trubisky

In the latest Bears Talk Podcast, the crew reacts to GM Ryan Pace's decision to trade up for and draft QB Mitch Trubisky with the No. 2 overall pick.

The Republican

NFL Draft 2017: Chicago Bears trade from No. 3 to No. 2, select Mitchell Trubisky

The Chicago Bears traded with the San Francisco 49ers from No. 3 overall to No. 2 overall to select Stanford defensive end Mitchell Trubisky.

CSN Philly

NFL draft latest from Thursday: Myles Garrett No. 1, Bears pull stunner

The latest on the first round of the NFL draft (all times local):No surprise at the top of the NFL draft: Texas A&M defensive end


2017 NFL draft: Bears pull a 'Wentz' by moving up to draft QB Mitchell Trubisky at No.2

Carson Wentz's success with the Eagles - who also moved up to take him at No.2 - likely influenced Chicago's draft decision.

Chicago Bears Blog | ESPN Chicago

Chicago Bears' 2017 draft picks: Analysis for every selection

Chicago Bears' 2017 draft picks: Analysis for every selection

FOX Sports

The Bears draft party was in hysterics over the Mitchell Trubisky pick

The quarterback is going to have some skeptics to win over in Chicago.

Akron Beacon Journal

2017 NFL Draft: QB Mitchell Trubisky won't be joining hometown Browns after Bears pick him at No. 2

North Carolina quarterback and Mentor native Mitchell Trubisky won't be coming home to resurrect his hometown Browns. The Chicago Bears traded up one spot to No. 2 overall, swapping picks with the San Francisco 49ers, to pick Trubisky. The Browns took Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett at No. 1. Trubisky also enticed them, and there had been buzz for weeks about them considering him and Garrett at the top spot. Of all the quarterbacks in this class, Trubisky seems to best fit the criteria Browns coach Hue Jackson seeks. The coach has repeatedly stated this offseason he wants a...

49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News

The 49ers take Stanford’s Solomon Thomas: Social media reaction

John Lynch and Co. traded down one spot with the Bears, pocketing three extra draft picks, and got the guy they wanted anyway.

Plain Dealer

Mitchell Trubisky's NFL Draft was surprising, but not because the Browns didn't pick him

Trubisky was drafted No. 2 overall by the Chicago Bears, who traded up to get him.

CSN Chicago

Fast Break Morning Update: Bears trade up to No. 2, draft QB Mitchell Trubisky

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CSN Bay Area

49ers 'ecstatic' with first-day draft haul

SANTA CLARA The 49ers began Thursday with the No. 2 overall pick in the draft.When his first day as 49ers general manager reached its conclusion, John Lynch had selected two of the three top players on his draft board and picked up additional third-round picks for this year and next year.After Myles Garrett, the 49ers top-rated prospect, was the Cleveland Browns selection at No. 1 overall, the 49ers traded back one spot with the Chicago Bears. The 49ers still got their No. 2-rated prospect, Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas.


San Francisco 49ers rookie GM John Lynch shows wisdom in draft trade down with Bears

49ers strike gold moving down one spot and still land their guy Solomon Thomas

Plain Dealer

Will the Browns regret not drafting Mitchell Trubisky? (poll)

The Bears moved up one spot to No. 2 overall to draft Mitchell Trubisky.

FOX Sports

Garrett 1st to Browns, Bears trade up for QB Trubisky

PHILADELPHIA (AP) No surprises at the top of the NFL draft: Roger Goodell got booed, then Myles Garrett was picked first overall by the Cleveland Browns.

CSN Bay Area

Lynch makes former classmate first draft selection as 49ers' GM

SANTA CLARA Leading up to Stanfords bowl game, defensive lineman Solomon Thomas was mostly an under-the-radar draft prospect.John Lynch had known all about him for a few years. He even called some NFL teams to give them a heads-up to watch No. 90 -- long before he was hired to run the 49ers' personnel department.After trading back one spot with the Chicago Bears, Lynch made Thomas his first selection as 49ers general manager. The 49ers drafted Thomas with the No. 3 overall pick.I want to make it the best draft pick he has, Thomas said on Thursday.

CSN Chicago

Bears trade to draft Mitch Trubisky No. 2 makes biggest statement on GM Ryan Pace

Mitchell Trubiskys makeup may take a little time to discern at the NFL level. Ryan Pace? No, his nature has now been pretty emphatically revealed


NFL Draft: Browns still looking to "solidify" QB position after Bears trade up and take Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2

BEREA -- Mitchell Trubisky didn’t last until the Browns’ second pick at No. 12. He wasn’t even around at No. 5, where the Browns were expected to try to trade up to land the North Carolina quarterback and Mentor native.

Niners Insider | San Francisco Chronicle

Get to know Solomon Thomas

New general manager John Lynch made a great splash within the first half hour of the NFL draft. He picked up a third-rounder, a fourth-rounder and a third-rounder next year by simply swapping picks with the Bears from second overall to third overall. Then, Lynch chose dynamic Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas with the third

Inside The Star

Offense Dominates Top 10 Picks of 2017 NFL Draft, Defensive Talent Remains for Cowboys

The 2017 NFL Draft was expected to be unpredictable, and through ten picks we have seen two trades to make that point – helping the Cowboys as offensive talent has been the focal point for these teams. We’re still a long way away from the 28th overall pick for the Cowboys, but the Bears trading up for Mitchell Trubisky, the Jaguars selecting Leonard Fournette, and now Kansas City trading away from the pick before Dallas to go get QB Patrick Mahomes all help Will McClay in the Cowboys war room. Expected picks on the defensive side of the ball have been Myles Garrett first overall to...