With the 19th Pick in the 2012 Dawgs By Nature Mock Draft, the Chicago Bears Select...

Mar 22, 2012; Stanford CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal offensive tackle Jonathan Martin during pro day at Stanford Practice Fields. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE

With the 19th pick in the 2012 Dawgs By Nature Community Mock Draft, the Chicago Bears select...

Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford

This selection and write-up was made by OrangeAndBrownFever:

This pick became a lot more difficult once the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall. Before that trade a WR was a shoe in for this selection. This is now a three man race. This pick was between Martin, C. Glenn (Georgia), and C. Jones (Syracuse). The OL for the Bears has been a weakness in the past and defiantly needs an upgrade anywhere on the line. Jones here could give them a huge upgrade on the DL and benefit greatly from the double teams that Peppers would be receiving.

Martin here gives them the ability to finally secure that LT position which they have been plugging and playing players in the past. The Bears do like Webb, but adding a guy like Martin could let them move Webb around to one of the other positions on the line. The Bears already have weapons on offense in the QB, 2 RBs, and a WR. The last piece of their puzzle on the offensive side of the ball is the OL and Martin will fill that need.

Martin will have a few growing pains throughout his first professional season. He is a natural athlete and is quick on his feet. His downfall is his overall strength in his blocking and may get thrown around a little in year 1. With an offseason and time to work with NFL caliber strength coaches he will be able to "come into form" toward the end of the season and year 2.

The Bears have already made a lot of awesome acquisitions this offseason, but the one thing that still needs to be addressed is the offensive line. If the Bears pick anything but an offensive lineman with the 19th overall pick, I will be stunned (unless a truly better player fell right in their lap). Martin is the best offensive tackle available here, and the only thing I'd be disappointed with is the fact that he didn't fall to the Browns.

The Chicago Bears are on the clock next (email will be sent to OrangeAndBrownFever).

Pos Team Player Pos School Drafter
1 Indianapolis Andrew Luck
QB Stanford Ryno III
2 Washington
Robert Griffin III QB Baylor Groza
3 Minnesota Matt Kalil LT USC pt_999
4 Cleveland Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma State rufio
5 Tampa Bay
Trent Richardson RB Alabama Rounds94
6 St. Louis Morris Claiborne CB LSU SpecialBrownie
7 Jacksonville Quinton Coples DE North Carolina Chalmdeezy
8 Miami Courtney Upshaw OLB Alabama gentryholdem
9 Carolina Dontari Poe DT Memphis nickjs21
10 Buffalo Melvin Ingram OLB South Carolina The New Kardiac Kids
11 Kansas City
David DeCastro OG Stanford Brownie's Year
12 Seattle Luke Kuechly ILB Boston College Jon @ DBN
13 Arizona Riley Reiff OT Iowa Browns town
14 Dallas Janoris Jenkins CB North Alabama bross09
15 Philadelphia Fletcher Cox DT Mississippi State PaduaDSP
16 N.Y. Jets
Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame Legoman0721
17 Cincinnati
Stephen Hill WR Georgia Tech Bernie19Kosar
18 San Diego Whitney Mercilus DE Illinois Adrock2099
19 Chicago Jonathan Martin OT Stanford OrangeAndBrownFever
20 Tennessee iwearmocs
21 Cincinnati Bernie19Kosar
22 Cleveland rufio
23 Detroit nickmar19
24 Pittsburgh rdy
25 Denver notthatnoise
26 Houston troy145
27 New England
Boston Browns
28 Green Bay
ScottJC
29 Baltimore Ecwingen
30 San Francisco -bobby-
31 New England
Boston Browns
32 N.Y. Giants
Red-Right-88
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