Bears part with four draft picks, land Mack from Raiders


Oakland Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack is on his way to the Chicago Bears.

Mack has been a holdout and seeks to become one of the NFL's highest-paid defenders.

The Bears are sending a bevy of draft compensation to the Raiders, who will part with Mack and a second-round pick in 2020 as well as a conditional fifth-rounder in the same draft.

Oakland gets first-round picks in 2019 and 2020, a third-round pick in 2019 and a sixth-rounder in 2020 from the Bears.

That bar was raised Friday, when the Los Angeles Rams and Aaron Donald finalized a contract worth up to $141 million.

The Bears began negotiating with Mack's agents on a long-term deal on Friday night.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bears are likely to give up record draft pick compensation in the swap.

Entering the fifth-year option of his rookie deal, Mack, 27, is due to make $13.85 million this season. He has 40.5 sacks in four NFL seasons while starting all 64 games. He had 10.5 sacks last season.

Mack, selected by Oakland with the fifth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, had not received any offers from the team since February.

The Bears would add one of the NFL's premier pass rushers to a linebacker corps that also includes top-10 picks Roquan Smith and Leonard Floyd.

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