Chicago Bears fans inside Auditorium Theatre eagerly await the team’s next pick at the NFL Draft. (Hannah Gebresilassie/MEDILL)

NFL DRAFT DAY 2 UPDATE: BEARS TRADE DOWN FOR WHITEHAIR 📹

By Chris Hayre 
and Adam Rossow

After two separate second round trades, the Chicago Bears finally picked up their second player of the 2016 NFL Draft. With pick No. 56 overall, the Bears selected guard Cody Whitehair of Kansas State.

The Bears were originally slated to pick at No. 41 overall. Then the trades started to pour in. First, the Bears moved down eight spots, sending the No. 41 pick to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for the No. 49 selection. The Bears then moved down seven more spots, trading the No. 49 pick to the Seattle Seahawks for the No. 56 pick.

Our team will report the latest updates on what the Bears do during the third round. Follow along at @MedillSports, @AdamJRossowand @ChrisHayre for the news.

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