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Bears fans know how good Khalil Mack is. In reality, “great” doesn’t adequately specify the game-changer Mack has been for Chicago (and Oakland before the trade). But in some cases, fans can have a manipulated viewpoint that exaggerates gamers on their favorite team.

When it comes to Mack, that isn’t true.

More than 50 NFL executives, coaches, scouts and players recently selected Mack as the NFL’s best edge rush, edging out Chandler Jones (Cardinals) and Nick Bosa (49ers) for the top area, per ESPN.

ESPN shared quotes from 3 protective coaches that revealed the very same sentiment: Mack is an unrelenting game-wrecker who can beat opposing offenses in so many manner ins which he’s essentially difficult to stop.

The Bears traded 2 first-round choices, a third-round pick, and a sixth-round choice to the Raiders on the eve of the 2018 season to get Mack, and he immediately paid dividends. Chicago enjoyed a 12-4 season and an NFC North title in his first year with the group but regressed to 8-8 last season because of the group’s inept offense.

Now entering his third year with the Bears, Mack has the most talented running-mate of his career with the addition of Robert Quinn in free company. This might be the season Mack promotes 20 sacks– yes, 20 sacks– in what’s setting up to be a pretty special season for Chicago’s front-seven.

Khalil Mack is NFL’s best edge rusher according to ESPN survey originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago