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Recapping every trade Poles has made as Bears GM

Bears general manager Ryan Poles
Bears general manager Ryan Poles

With three deals during last week's three-day draft, Ryan Poles has now made 13 trades since becoming Bears general manager in January 2022. Here's a recap of all those moves:

April 29, 2023 (Day 3 of draft)

The Bears traded down 12 spots in the fourth round of the draft and selected Texas running back Roschon Johnson at No. 115, acquiring a fifth-round pick from the Saints that the Bears spent on Minnesota cornerback Terell Smith at No. 165. New Orleans chose Old Dominion tackle Nick Saldiveri at No. 103.

April 28, 2023 (Day 2 of draft)

The Bears moved up five spots in the second round and selected Miami cornerback Tyrique Stevenson at No. 56, dealing picks in the second and fifth rounds to the Jaguars, who chose Penn State tight end Brenton Strange at No. 61 and Louisville outside linebacker Yasir Abdullah at No. 136.

April 27, 2023 (Day 1 of draft)

The Bears traded down from No. 9 to 10 in the first round and selected Tennessee tackle Darnell Wright, acquiring a 2024 fourth-round pick from the Eagles, who chose Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter at No. 9.

March 15, 2023

The Bears traded the No. 1 pick in the draft to the Panthers in exchange for veteran receiver DJ Moore, a first-round choice they dealt to the Eagles, a second-round pick they traded to the Jaguars, a 2024 first-round selection and a 2025 second-round choice. Carolina spent the No. 1 pick on Alabama quarterback Bryce Young.

Nov. 1, 2022

The Bears acquired receiver Chase Claypool from the Steelers in exchange for a second-round pick that Pittsburgh spent on Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr.

Nov. 1, 2022

The Bears dealt linebacker Roquan Smith to the Ravens in exchange for choices in the second and fifth rounds as well as veteran linebacker A.J. Smith. The Bears spent the two picks they received on Florida defensive tackle Gervon Dexter Sr. and Oregon linebacker Noah Sewell.

Oct. 26, 2022

The Bears traded defensive end Robert Quinn to the Eagles in exchange for a fourth-round selection they used to pick Cincinnati receiver Tyler Scott.

July 13, 2022

The Bears acquired veteran receiver N'Keal Harry from the Patriots in exchange for a 2024 seventh-round choice.

April 30, 2022 (Day 3 of draft)

The Bears traded a 2023 sixth-round selection to the Chargers in exchange for seventh-round picks the Bears spent on California safety Elijah Hicks at No 254 and North Carolina State punter Trenton Gill at No. 255. The Chargers took Boise State tackle Scott Matlock at No. 200.

The Bears moved down 20 spots in the fifth round and drafted Southern Utah tackle Braxton Jones at No. 168, acquiring a sixth-round pick from the Bills the Bears spent on Baylor running back Trestan Ebner at No. 203. Buffalo chose Boise State receiver Khalil Shakir at No. 148.

The Bears moved down 16 spots in the fifth round to No. 166, acquiring a sixth-round selection from the Texans that the Bears spent on Illinois center Doug Kramer Jr. at No. 207. Houston took Stanford defensive tackle Thomas Booker at No. 150.

The Bears traded down in the fifth round again from No. 166 to 174, acquiring a seventh-round choice from the Bengals that the Bears spent on Southern guard Ja'Tyre Carter at No. 226. The Bears drafted Miami (Ohio) defensive end Dominique Robinson at No. 174, while Cincinnati selected Toledo safety Tycen Anderson at No. 166.

March 15, 2022

The Bears traded outside linebacker Khalil Mack to the Chargers in exchange for a 2022 second-round pick they spent on safety Jaquan Brisker and a 2023 sixth-round choice that they traded back to the Chargers on Day 3 of the 2022 draft (see above).

Darnell Wright, Gervon Dexter Sr., Tyrique Stevenson, Zacch Pickens, Roschon Johnson, Tyler Scott, Noah Sewell, Terell Smith, Travis Bell and Kendall Williamson. See photos of all the new Bears rookies selected in the 2023 NFL Draft.

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