Chicago Bears draft Tennessee's Darnell Wright with No. 10 pick in 2023 NFL Draft
The Chicago Bears have selected Tennessee offensive tackle Darnell Wright with the No. 10 pick in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft.
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NFL Draft profile for Darnell Wright, Tennessee
The 6-foot-6, 335-pound senior, had a breakout season for Tennessee in 2022, earning First Team All-SEC from the Associated Press, USA Today and SEC Coaches. Pro Football Focus has Wright finishing as one of 14 FBS offensive linemen playing more than 850 snaps and no sacks allowed with an efficiency of 99.0 or better in 2022.
“Wright started 27 games at right tackle in college; his tape against Will Anderson Jr. and Alabama was phenomenal. He’s the best right tackle in this class. My pal Louis Riddick is a huge fan too. This is a selection to keep quarterback Justin Fields clean.”
Darnell Wright highlights at Tennessee
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