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How Bears' division foes fared in draft


Detroit Lions


Top three picks: Offensive tackle Taylor Decker (1-16), defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson (2-46), center Graham Glasgow (3-95).

Overview: Detroit put an emphasis on shoring up its line play on both sides of the ball, and that showed in its draft choices. The team selected three offensive linemen, two defensive linemen and took a long-snapper among its 10 total selections. Decker and Robinson should be immediate starters for the Lions and a few others in the draft class should see considerable playing time in 2016 as well. The Lions also selected a quarterback – Michigan's Jake Rudock – in the sixth round. With only two other players at the position on the team, he has a good chance of making the 53-man roster out of camp and could eventually become Matthew Stafford's primary backup.

Quotable: "That's where I believe you win football games. You win football games in the trenches and you've got to have big, strong, tough, durable, versatile guys in there." – General manager Bob Quinn

Minnesota Vikings


Top three picks: Wide receiver Laquon Treadwell (1-25), cornerback Mackensie Alexander (2-54), guard Willie Beavers (4-121).

Overview: Helping out quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a primary concern for the Vikings. The team is already set at running back with Adrian Peterson, so boosting the passing game is the best chance to assist Bridgewater. Enter Treadwell, seen by many as the top receiver in the draft and a player who should make an instant impact for Minnesota. Alexander never had an interception in his college career, but he's a talented cornerback that should boost an aging Vikings secondary. In the fifth round, Minnesota drafted wide receiver Moritz Boehringer – the first European player to ever be drafted without playing a down of college football. He's an intriguing prospect who could one day also help out Bridgewater and the Vikings passing attack.

Quotable: "We've focused more a little bit on the offensive side of the ball, to help our young quarterback with some of the moves we've made on the offensive line and the receivers we've added, that it will help in the development of Teddy (Bridgewater)." – General manager Rick Spielman

Green Bay Packers


Top three picks: Defensive tackle Kenny Clark (1-27), offensive tackle Jason Spriggs (2-48), outside linebacker Kyler Fackrell (3-88).

Overview: The Packers want to be better running the ball and stopping the run, and that was reflected in their top selections. Clark is considered one of the best run-stuffers in the draft class and he should make an instant impact following the retirement of B.J. Raji. Spriggs adds depth to an offensive line that faced a variety of injuries in 2015 and could use some fresh legs. Fifth-round selection Trevor Davis, a wide receiver from Cal, could be an impact player right away given his ability to excel on special teams.

Quotable: "I describe myself as having a lot of power. I'm one of those gritty guys. I'm going to stay in there and be stout. I believe in teamwork and I believe in leadership, and that's one way you can have a great team. Show the guys I can do great things on the field." – First-round draft choice Kenny Clark

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