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With the NFL Combine in the books, it’s time for another Bears Mock Draft.

As always, keep in mind that this is simply an exercise in examining some prospects who would fit in well with the Bears and is not supposed to be taken as a prediction who they will actually draft.

If you missed Bears Mock Draft 1.0, check it out here. For additional analysis, check out the video above.

(Note: The Bears traded their fifth round pick to the Broncos to trade up for safety Brock Vereen in last year’s draft. Also, exact numbers for “overall” picks after the third round have yet to be determined because of compensatory picks that still need to be announced.)

1st Round, No. 7: NT Danny Shelton, Washington (6-2, 339 pounds)

Shelton is one of those rare nose tackles who can carry a lot of weight while also maintaining surprising quickness and agility at the point of attack. He certainly has the size and strength to be a two-gapping nose-tackle in a 3-4, but he has also shown consistent ability to get into the backfield, collapsing pockets from the inside (while also tallying nine sacks as a senior). This makes him ideal for the multiple fronts the Bears are likely to use with Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator.

You also have to love Shelton’s competitive nature. This is evident with his non-stop motor, but was also on display by his mere presence at the Senior Bowl despite being a consensus Top 10 pick. “I’ve just always wanted to play in this game,” he said in Mobile.

One thing Shelton will have to watch at the NFL level is his hand placement. He has great hands and a deadly club move, but during Senior Bowl practices, he was often making contact near the head of opposing offensive linemen, which could be flagged as “hands to the face” on Sundays.

The Bears will likely have a decision to make on draft day. Do they address their need for an edge rusher with the seventh overall pick or do they take the rare nose tackle that often serves as the glue of a good 3-4 defense? In this case, I believe Shelton is the safest pick — a perennial Pro Bowler waiting to happen.

Just don’t count on him winning any races:

2nd Round, No. 7 (No. 39): OLB Nate Orchard, Utah (6-3, 250)

A big reason why I think it makes sense to take Shelton in the first round is because the edge rushing class is so deep that there will still be some very good options available at No. 39. In fact, as I detailed in my rankings of the Top 10 edge rushers, a couple of my highest rated guys might still be available in the second round. That includes Orchard, who I have ranked fourth among all edge rushing prospects.

Orchard only had one really good season at Utah, but it was a tremendous season, racking up 18.5 sacks as a senior. Any skepticism about his break-out performance was quieted at the Senior Bowl, as he really stood out in practices. He has good size and length to go along with an above-average get-off and polished pass-rush moves.

Scouts will be concerned about Orchard’s speed — he only ran a 4.80 40 at the Combine — but he plays faster than he times and his closing speed is evident on tape. His motor is always on display and he has a knack for getting through traffic with ease.

The biggest question may be Orchard’s desire to play as an outside linebacker as he made it clear he would prefer to remain a 4-3 defensive end. Still, he projects better as an edge rusher and would provide great value in the second round.

3rd Round, No. 7 (No. 71): S Jaquiski Tartt, Samford (6-1, 221)

Beyond possessing the best name in this year’s NFL Draft, Jaquiski Tartt is also my favorite safety prospect. Many will project him as a strong safety because of his size and hitting ability, but he has the speed and athleticism to play free safety and I believe that will be where he flourishes at the NFL level.

Tartt has the suddenness you liked at the safety position and explodes to the line of scrimmage from the high safety position. He has the ability to turn and run with wide receivers, but hasn’t played a whole lot of man coverage so that will need to be developed. The jump from the FCS to the NFL will be a big one, but the team that drafts him and is patient enough to allow him develop his instincts and adjust to NFL size and speed will be rewarded.

4th Round, No. 7: TE Nick Boyle, Delaware (6-4, 268)

Boyle first caught my eye with his blocking on the first day of Senior Bowl practices. Then, on the second day, he stood out with his athleticism and pass-catching ability. He capped the week off by leaping over a defender in the actual game.

To me, Boyle looks like a perfect No. 2 tight end, which was a position greatly ignored by the previous Bears regime. Boyle has the size and blocking ability to become a reliable block-first tight end, while also contributing with two or three catches a game.

6th Round, No. 7: WR Stefon Diggs, Maryland (6-0, 195)

There are valid concerns about effort when it comes to Diggs, but his natural ability and potential can’t be denied. He doesn’t project as anything more than a good slot wide receiver, but that’s exactly what the Bears need in their offense. Diggs doesn’t have top-end speed, but he’s fast enough (4.46 40) to give the Bears a home run threat they currently lack. Durability is also a concern, which is why I believe there’s a good chance he’ll fall this far in the draft.

But here’s the biggest reason why I would take Diggs if he’s still available in the sixth round: He should be able to walk on the field Week 1 as dynamic kick returner, an area where the Bears need much more production in 2015.

7th Round, No. 7: ILB Trey DePriest, Alabama (6-0, 254)

DePriest lacks the elite speed and athleticism to excite scouts, but he’s a prototypical 3-4 inside linebacker who seeks out contact and isn’t afraid to take on blocks to allow his edge rushers to run free. He played through a torn meniscus last season and wasn’t healthy enough to work out at the Combine, so he has some medical red flags to address, but in the seventh round, this is the kind of prospect you’ll find left on the board. I consider DePriest to be a reliable linebacker at a position where the Bears need to find depth. He provides value this late in the draft.

Adam Hoge covers the Chicago Bears for WGN Radio and He also co-hosts The Beat, weekends on 720 WGN. Follow him on Twitter at @AdamHoge.