NFL draft plans for four teams
What Chicago, New York, Minnesota and Tampa should do in the draft
The early stages of free agency typically serve as the first step for teams to address their personnel needs.
Sometimes those moves are more than enough to solve a club's problems, but in other cases teams need to have a solid continuation plan for the NFL draft.
Area of concern -- Vertical passing productivity
Step 1: Trading for Brandon Marshall
Draft plan: Draft Stanford tight end Coby Fleener
Marshall is a great addition to the Bears' offense, but his acquisition is somewhat offset by the recent news that Johnny Knox, Chicago's best vertical receiving threat, will likely start the 2012 season on the PUP list due to his horrific back injury.
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