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Bears see options in draft after addressing big needs after revamping roster in free agency

The Chicago Bears hold the 20th overall pick in the NFL draft, and there are a number of ways they can go.

That's because they already addressed their most immediate needs. Besides hiring coach Marc Trestman, they signed Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett. That gave them the top-tier left tackle and play-making tight end they craved, and it gave general manager Phil Emery some flexibility with the draft that begins Thursday night.

The Bears still have needs on both sides of the ball.

There's a chance they will trade down and possibly out of the first round since they only have five picks. That includes a second-rounder (50), fourth-rounder (117), fifth-rounder (153) and sixth-rounder (188).