Much like the three teams drafting ahead of them, the Bears would like to move down in the first round and add picks, especially since they are currently lacking a third-rounder from the Marty Booker-for-Adewale Ogunleye trade last preseason.
"If we can get a great player later (in the first round) and pick up another pick, why not do that?" coach Lovie Smith said. "We're hoping. We may keep it, but we feel like we have a lot of options. I think you can get a good player 1 through 15; a real good football player."
Most teams agree, and, since there don't appear to be many team looking to give much to trade up, the Bears are likely to remain at No. 4.
With that in mind the Bears have also set up a visit with Texas running back Cedric Benson. Once thought to be the top back available in the draft, Benson's poor forty times have moved him behind Ronnie Brown of Auburn.
The Bears would prefer Brown to Benson, but chances are the Miami Dolphins will select him with the second pick in the draft.
Although Peoples is not a highly rated prospect, Thurman and Incognito are options in the second round.
Incognito is a talented blocker that can play multiple positions, but has been pushed down draft boards because of a knee injury and personal problems. A face-to-face meeting with such a player could be what is needed to determine whether it's worth taking a risk.
Angelo has a history of taking risks in the past with players on the second day of the draft. Such was the case with Alex Brown, who had a reputation for taking plays off coming out of Florida.
Bearreport.com will keep track of the remaining players scheduled to visit Halas Hall as the information becomes available.