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2021 NFL Mock Draft: Chicago Bears Select OG Alijah Vera-Tucker at No. 20

The versatile Vera-Tucker comes off the board to the Bears, with the QB options running low.

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With the 20th pick of the 2021 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Chicago Bears select...

Alijah Vera-Tucker, OG, USC

The selection and write-up were made by wahoo7:

In a move that’s sure to upset the Bears faithful, Chicago selects Alijah Vera-Tucker out of USC. The Bears need help in the secondary for sure, and I think many fans are hoping that Chicago-native and Northwestern star Greg Newsome II lands here. However, the offensive line is a disaster and we start the less exciting task of rebuilding it with this draft.

Vera-Tucker projects as a guard in the NFL, but he played left tackle during his final season at USC and took home 1st team all Pac-12 honors. He’s a high-floor guy with tremendous versatility along the line, and he’s just what Chicago needs to jump start the running game and help protect QB1(!) Andy Dalton. Truth be told, Mac Jones would’ve been the pick here had the Football Team not gotten him first. They may have just saved us from having Mitchell Trubisky 2.0, so I’m not that mad about it.

Pokorny: “The Bears going with Andy Dalton as their quarterback sounds like a disaster, but I don’t think there’s a move to make at quarterback here. Vera-Tucker could play guard or tackle for Chicago, but it’ll take more than him to rebuild things.”

The Indianapolis Colts are up next, led by yoderdame.

2021 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Jacksonville Jaguars Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. QB Trevor Lawrence
2 New York Jets fjblessi QB Zach Wilson
3 San Francisco 49ers TheDawgsPodcast QB Justin Fields
4 Atlanta Falcons yman1020 TE Kyle Pitts
5 Cincinnati Bengals GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Penei Sewell
6 Miami Dolphins realmccoy WR Ja'Marr Chase
7 Detroit Lions xfl2001fan OT Rashawn Slater
8 Carolina Panthers Adam Rice CB Patrick Surtain II
9 Denver Broncos poultman QB Trey Lance
10 Dallas Cowboys StefanKnee LB Micah Parsons
11 New York Giants Barry Shuck WR DeVonta Smith
12 Philadelphia Eagles Big Cosmic News CB Jaycee Horn
13 Los Angeles Chargers Danielgarrett OT Christian Darrisaw
14 Minnesota Vikings eauclairefan DE/OLB Kwitty Paye
15 New England Patriots Bo154033 WR Jaylen Waddle
16 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker CB Caleb Farley
17 Las Vegas Raiders Crawford_T OT Teven Jenkins
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville LB Zaven Collins
19 Washington Football Team ScooterDMD QB Mac Jones
20 Chicago Bears wahoo7 OG Alijah Vera-Tucker
21 Indianapolis Colts yoderdame OT Samuel Cosmi
22 Tennessee Titans BrianB77 CB Asante Samuel Jr
23 New York Jets carrettbagel88 DE Jaelan Phillips
24 Pittsburgh Steelers Mean Ol' Pete RB Najee Harris
25 Jacksonville Jaguars Topanga Jeff DT Christian Barmore
26 Cleveland Browns tmartin5785 LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah
27 Baltimore Ravens TheCrackpot DE/OLB Azeez Ojulari
28 New Orleans Saints TheCannonGoesBOOM CB Greg Newsome II
29 Green Bay Packers OCMiami WR Kadarius Toney
30 Buffalo Bills BelieveInCleve DE Jayson Oweh
31 Baltimore Ravens Robo Dawg OT Jalen Mayfield
32 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Midnite Moses RB Travis Etienne
59 Cleveland Browns ProfessorBrowns CB Kelvin Joseph
89 Cleveland Browns Slaytanic Brownie DT Tommy Togiai
91 Cleveland Browns Swagnasty DE Payton Turner