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NFL Draft Day 3: Wildcats find their new homes 📹

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Day 3 of the NFL Draft brought plenty of rain, but also plenty of picks. The final four rounds were held in Selection Square, located in NFL Draft Town in Grant Park. There, crowds braved the elements to hear more names called and see teams welcome their new additions.

Two former Northwestern players were picked up today. Defensive end Dean Lowry heard his name called by the Green Bay Packers in round four, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers welcomed fullback Danny Vitale  in round six.

The Chicago Bears picked up five new players today, after General Manager Ryan Pace made some early round trades to amass several strategic picks.

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NFL Draft Day 3: Picks move out to Selection Square

By Chris Hayre and Adam Rossow

The third and final day of the NFL Draft has begun. The picks are being announced today, despite the rain and cold in Chicago, from Selection Square, an outdoor venue located in Draft Town. Adam Rossow and Chris Hayre will talk about the big storylines to follow today, including several Northwestern players slated to be drafted and seven picks to be made by the Chicago Bears.

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NFL Draft Day 2: Bears trade down for Whitehair

By Chris Hayre and Adam Rossow

After two separate second round trades, the Chicago Bears finally picked up their second player of the 2016 NFL Draft. With pick No. 56 overall, the Bears selected guard Cody Whitehair of Kansas State.

The Bears were originally slated to pick at No. 41 overall. Then the trades started to pour in. First, the Bears moved down eight spots, sending the No. 41 pick to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for the No. 49 selection. The Bears then moved down seven more spots, trading the No. 49 pick to the Seattle Seahawks for the No. 56 pick.

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