Zach Miller, (tight end, born 1984)

NFL draft preview: Tight ends

NFL draft preview: Tight ends

As the NFL draft nears, we're taking a 10-day position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Here's our assessment at tight end.

Bears status

The Bears ushered out Martellus Bennett ahead of his contract year, trading him to the Patriots after determining they wouldn't re-sign him. Bennett wasn't shy about his desire for a new deal, and at this stage of the Bears' rebuilding project, the team prioritized getting a fourth-round pick in exchange for a player who wasn't enthusiastic about their program. Zach Miller ascends to the No. 1 tight end role after doing a U-turn in free agency, re-signing on a two-year deal with $3...