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Under Center Podcast: Ryan Pace selects Cole Kmet & Jaylon Johnson in the second round

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Under Center Podcast: Ryan Pace selects Cole Kmet & Jaylon Johnson in the second round

With day 2 of the 2020 NFL Draft in the books, the Bears make two selections taking Cole Kmet, tight end from Notre Dame, and Jaylon Johnson, cornerback from Utah. JJ Stankevitz and Cam Ellis discuss the Bears' selections and play sound from the press conferences of Ryan Pace, Cole Kmet, and Jaylon Johnson.

(1:40) - Ryan Pace says they had offers to trade down from both spots

(9:20) - Did the Bears reach for Cole Kmet

(14:23) - Cole Kmet compares his game to Rob Gronkowski

(22:00) - Jaylon Johnson isn't content with falling to the second round

(26:53) - Highlights from the second day of the draft

Under Center Podcast

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10 Chicago Bears who were 'one-season wonders'

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10 Chicago Bears who were 'one-season wonders'

 

In a sports sense, what defines a “one-season wonder?”

Is it, statistically speaking, one great season followed by several mediocre ones? Or simply one solitary out-of-this-world game? Is it a fantastic rookie season followed by a never-ending sophomore slump? It could be all of those.

But “one-season wonder” may not be the pejorative term you may be thinking. It could be, literally, the one season an athlete had playing for a team—which was bookended by either a trade of a free agency pickup/release. Or, perhaps, it could be the one astronomical season in a well-defined, well-landmarked career.

For our purposes, it’s all of the above.

We’re taking a look at the top-10 Chicago Bears who had one shining (season-long) moment.

Allen Robinson fires back at LaDainian Tomlinson over consistency comments

Allen Robinson fires back at LaDainian Tomlinson over consistency comments

So, apparently the NFL Network employs former running back LaDainian Tomlinson now. And apparently LaDainian Tomlinson was asked about the Bears. And apparently LaDainian Tomlinson thinks that, for some reason, the team's wide receiver group is the biggest question mark? And that Allen Robinson – the same Allen Robinson who had at least 5 catches in 14 of the Bears' 16 games last season – needs to be more consistent? 

Anyway, I'll let you guess what Allen Robinson thinks about all this:

Couldn't have put it better myself. LT: Football Reference exists! You can look at it for free!