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Bears Select Oregon Lineman

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears have selected Oregon guard Kyle Long with the 20th pick in the NFL draft.

There were a number of ways the Bears could have gone given their needs for depth and youth on both sides of the ball. They were also interested in moving down and acquiring more picks since they had just five.

Some mock drafts had the Bears going with linebackers Alec Ogletree of Georgia and Notre Dame's Manti Te'o, along with Fighting Irish tight end Tyler Eifert. All three were on the board.

Instead, they decided to add to an offensive line that has ranked among the worst in recent years.

Long is the son of former Raiders star Howie Long and the brother of St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long.

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