Bears Draft Pick A Big Surprise (Not A Big Surprise)

Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, presents Georgia’s Roquan Smith with his Chicago Bears jersey during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, presents Georgia's Roquan Smith with his Chicago Bears jersey during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. David J. Phillip / AP Photo
Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, presents Georgia’s Roquan Smith with his Chicago Bears jersey during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, presents Georgia's Roquan Smith with his Chicago Bears jersey during the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. David J. Phillip / AP Photo

Bears Draft Pick A Big Surprise (Not A Big Surprise)

The Bears hoped to put their rebuild into high gear with the 8th pick in last night’s NFL Draft. Loyola was so thrilled with the job their coach did this year they gave him a big contract extension. And a commission led by a former secretary of state made recommendations for fixing the NCAA. There’s been a lot going on in local sports over the last 24 hours, which is why WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl Raye Stout stops by Morning Shift to explain it all.