NFL News – Chicago Bears

New Bears OL Darnell Wright   Bears Draft OL Darnell WrightThe Bears on Thursday traded down one spot from No. 9 to 10 in the first round of the NFL Draft and selected Tennessee offensive tackle Darnell Wright. In the deal, the Bears obtained a fourth-round choice in next year’s draft from the Eagles, who chose Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter at No. 9. Wright appeared in 47 games with 42 starts over four seasons at Tennessee, opening 27 contests at right tackle, two at right guard and 13 at left tackle. The versatile 6-6, 335-pounder did not allow a sack in his final 19 games with the Volunteers. As a junior in 2021, Wright started all 13 games at left tackle, blocking for a Tennessee offense that set school records with 511 points and 6,174 total yards. Wright started nine games at right tackle as a sophomore in 2020 and opened five contests at right tackle and two at right guard as a freshman in 2019. Read more at:  (Larry Mayer/Chicago

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