Cameras will be documenting the night from two floors below the Halas Hall War Room where general manager Ryan Pace, director of player personnel Josh Lucas and head coach John Fox will be deciding who to select in the early going. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. (or earlier should the Bears trade up), join Dan Jiggetts, ChicagoBears.com senior writer Larry Mayer and me from the Chicago Bears Network Studios at Halas hall as we break down the picks leading up to the Bears' choice.
We will also assess the draft options available in how the remaining candidates would fit into their roster needs and depth chart.
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Once the Bears announce their selection, we'll provide instant reaction and analysis and are scheduled to be joined on the phone by that pick shortly after his press conference at the Auditorium Theater downtown (if the draftee is in town). We'll also be joined in studio by the area scout responsible for the Bears' selection and take you live upstairs to the Halas Hall Media Room for Pace's press conference.
Leading up to the pick, we'll also have "Bears-centric" discussions of the shaping of the coaching staff and revamped roster, and go live to ChicagoBears.com host/reporter Lyndsey Petruny, who'll be live at the team's official draft party at Park Grill in Milennium Park.
Programming Note: Comcast SportsNet will have full coverage of the Bears and the NFL draft on "SportsNet Central" at 10 p.m., and we'll have a 30-minute wrap-up of the Bears entire draft with Jim Miller, Dave Wannstedt and Chris at 11 p.m. Sunday.