The interval between the beginning of the NFL Playoffs up till the NFL Draft all the time brings sizzling takes from analysts relating to draft prospects. For potential No. 1 total choose from USC, Caleb Williams, there is not any approach to keep away from it.
On Friday, former NFL working again and ESPN analyst Merril Hoge spoke to NBC Sports activities Chicago about Williams – who is perhaps the choose for the Chicago Bears in April. Protected to say, Hoge is not an enormous fan.
Merril Hoge unloads on Caleb Williams
Hoge prefaces his monologue by revealing he has solely gone by means of and scouted six complete video games of Williams, three from 2022 and three from 2023. Then he unloads.
“The one factor that’s clear: he isn’t particular. He’s not one thing distinctive like a Patrick Mahomes. And I hope the Bears do not suppose, ‘let’s make up for our mistake once we handed up Patrick Mahomes and go get him’.”
Hoge then goes on to say Justin Fields has been dealt a tricky hand by means of his first few seasons within the NFL. He additionally says he would hold Fields and go on Williams if the choice was as much as him.
The truth that Williams preferred the submit from a “Bears Speak” account ought to level to his future NFL crew. It additionally means Williams is retaining receipts in case he does flip into the elite expertise many anticipate.
Williams additionally retweeted the Bears’ official account on Thursday after they shared a video of Devin Hester getting elected for the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame, so it seems he is preparing. A brand new period is coming to Chicago.