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Chicago Bears: Teven Jenkins and Ryan Pace’s history trading up in the draft

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If there’s one thing you can’t say about Ryan Pace, it’s that he plays it safe. When Pace sees a player he wants, he gets him, regardless of how much the Chicago Bears have to give up.

This aggressive mindset was key in helping the Bears pull off a trade to acquire Khalil Mack. However, these aggressive tendencies have their pitfalls, and they can be seen firsthand in Pace’s struggles in the draft.

Trading up in drafts has hurt Ryan Pace and the Chicago Bears over and over

Most analysts will say that you shouldn’t trade up in the draft too often.