Bears News: Marcus Mariota Visited Chicago At Beginning Of April, Per Report

The Chicago Bears have plenty of options with the #7 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, with of those options being a potential trade-up scenario to land 2014 Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota.

Per NFL Media's Albert Breer and ESPN's Adam Schefter, Mariota visited the Bears in Chicago at the beginning of April:

While Chicago is in need of both pass rush help and help on the interior of the defensive line, NFL media analyst Daniel Jeremiah believes that Mariota presents a perfect fit for Chicago -- whether he falls to them or they potential trade up to get him.

"You have Jay Cutler there, and that's a good thing," Jeremiah said recently. "You let Marcus Mariota sit and develop for a couple of years. ... I think you could have a nice payoff if you're allowed to develop Marcus Mariota on the practice field, and Jay Cutler gives you that opportunity."

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