Bears still linked to draft's best receiver: Alabama's Calvin Ridley
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By Jeff DickersonESPN Staff Writer

Will Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace use another top-10 pick on a wide receiver?

The consensus -- so far -- from ESPN's draft analysts is a resounding yes.

ESPN's Todd McShay again linked the Bears to Calvin Ridley with the eighth overall pick in his 2018 NFL Mock Draft 2.0Insider.

ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. also predicted that Chicago would take Ridley in the first round in his original 2018 NFL Mock DraftInsider.

When: April 26-28
Where: Arlington, Texas
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Look, mock drafts are an inexact science -- especially prior to the all-important NFL scouting combine this month in Indianapolis -- but it's no secret the Bears are in a bad shape at wide receiver.

Ridley (6-foot-1, 190 pounds) had 55 receptions for 896 yards and three touchdowns in the regular season and added two touchdowns in Alabama's playoff victories against Clemson and...

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