Draft Archive at BearReport.com

The Bears have built through the draft as well as any team in football the last few seasons, and they had the opportunity to cement that reputation this past weekend. The 2007 NFL Draft featured the longest first round in history, but Jerry Angelo didn't mind once Greg Olsen fell in his lap. BearReport.com was stationed at Halas Hall for every pick from No. 1 to No. 255 and has all the latest.

Bears fans, no matter what questions you might have about the 2007 NFL Draft, BearReport.com is your only source to find out what went down in the war room in Lake Forest:

  • Your Editor in Chief, John Crist, was stationed at Halas Hall from before dawn till after dusk both Saturday and Sunday, and you can check out JC's Live Draft Blog: Rounds 4-7 for all the goings on from Sunday at Bears headquarters. And don't forget to revisit JC's Live Draft Blog: Round 1 for a look back at Saturday ...

  • The Bears held tight at No. 31 in the first round but were still able to land the best tight end in the draft, Greg Olsen of Miami. Find out what head coach Lovie Smith and others had to say about the pick Right Here ...

  • Before he could make his selection at No. 37, general manager Jerry Angelo moved the pick to the Chargers and was able to get a total of four in return. Review the details of the trade Right Here ...

  • After moving down in Round 2, the Bears grabbed another pass-rusher with defensive end Dan Bazuin of Central Michigan at No. 62. Find out what Jerry Angelo had to say about the pick Right Here ...

  • All the NIU fans in Chicagoland will be very happy because local boy Garrett Wolfe was chosen by the Bears at No. 93. Find out what director of college scouting Greg Gabriel had to say about the pick Right Here ...

  • Lance Briggs is still a member of the Chicago Bears, but another potential fill-in at weakside linebacker is now in the mix with the addition of Michael Okwo of Stanford at No. 94. Find out what Greg Gabriel had to say about the pick Right Here ...

  • Jerry Angelo looked like a genius for nabbing Greg Olsen in the first round but had some explaining to do after his other Day 1 picks. Find out what Angelo had to say about his first two draftees Right Here ...

  • Lovie Smith will always be a defensive guy, but he seemed downright giddy about the selection of Greg Olsen. Find out what Smith had to say about his top choice Right Here ...

  • The Bears had to get at least one offensive lineman in this year's draft, and they may have found quite a bargain at No. 130 with Josh Beekman of Boston College. Find out Ron Turner thought about him Right Here ...

  • The safety positions are still up in the air despite the trade with Washington for Adam Archuleta. Kevin Payne of Louisiana-Monroe is the newest name in the mix. Find out what Greg Gabriel had to say about this hard-hitter Right Here ...

  • Cornerback is also a concern due to the impending free agency of both Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher. Corey Graham of New Hampshire is now a Bear. Find out what Greg Gabriel thinks about the pick Right Here ...

  • The Bears stayed aboard the secondary train and took Trumaine McBride of Ole Miss at No. 221, another cornerback and the third straight defensive back chosen. Find out what Greg Gabriel thinks about the pick Right Here ...

  • With the last of their nine pick in this year's draft, Jerry Angelo got younger on the offensive line with tackle Aaron Brant of Iowa State at No. 241. Read more about this pick Right Here ...

  • New defensive coordinator Bob Babich got two new players in the fold on Day 1 of the draft. Read what he thinks about draftees Dan Bazuin and Michael Okwo Right Here ...

  • After nine picks over the course of two long days, Lovie Smith wraps up his thoughts on the weekend. Read about his impressions of the 2007 draft class Right Here ...

  • Jerry Angelo still had plenty of time to talk to the media at the conclusion of draft weekend. Read his final comments and his assessment of how he feels the Bears did Right Here ...

  • Draft weekend may have technically been in the rearview mirror but Jerry Angelo still had work to do. A few undrafted free agents were added to the mix, and you can find out who there are Right Here ...

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