The most important winner of Week 18, at the least amongst groups not headed to the playoffs, is undoubtedly the Bears.
Chicago misplaced its season finale, 29–13, to the NFC North-champion Vikings to complete the season 3–14. By advantage of the Texans’ inexplicable, 32–31, win over the Colts, the Bears have earned the highest choose in April’s draft. Houston completed the season 3-13-1.
In a draft that’s loaded with quarterbacks, the Bears won’t be available in the market for one, as Justin Fields took a considerable step ahead in his second season as knowledgeable. As such, the Bears are anticipated to be ready to both take a non-quarterback of their selecting, or commerce again for a haul of picks with a staff that’s in search of a brand new signal-caller. If the Bears preserve the choose, it should mark the primary time they’ve chosen first within the draft since 1947.
That’s earlier than even mentioning Chicago’s cap scenario, which is the envy of the league heading into the offseason. The Bears can have over $100 million in cap area to spend in free company, and Chicago is predicted to be a serious pressure in chasing headline free brokers.
Right here’s a compilation of a few of the prime tweets from across the NFL world on Sunday afternoon as Chicago clinched the highest choose within the draft.