Chicago Bears’ Free Agents

As the dawn of the first free agency day approached, the Chicago Bears wasted no time getting ahold of multiple players.

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As the dawn of the first free agency day approached, the Chicago Bears wasted no time getting ahold of multiple players.
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Blake Costanzo | Linebacker
nCostanzo received a two-year deal from the Chicago Bears to become a special teams contributor.
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Blake Costanzo | Linebacker
nAccording to the Chicago Tribune, The Bears' attention became focused on Costanzo after they realized Cornerback Corey Graham may not return.
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Blake Costanzo | Linebacker
nCostanzo finished his past season on the San Francisco 49ers with 17 tackles in 2011.
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Brandon Marshall | Wide Receiver
nChicago Bears traded two third-round draft picks for Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall.
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Brandon Marshall | Wide Receiver
nReuniting Jay Cutler with his former teammate, Marshall is a promising find for the Bears to have a top receiver.
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Brandon Marshall | Wide Receiver
nMarshall has 81 catches, 1,214 yards and 6 touchdowns for last year's season - making the Pro Bowl.
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Eric Weems | Wide Receiver
nThe Bears have agreed to a 3-year deal with Wide Receiver Eric Weems.
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Eric Weems | Wide Receiver
nBetween Devin Hester's injuries last season, and Johnny Knox healing from his spinal surgery; it seems like an appropriate time to bring in Weems.
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Eric Weems | Wide Receiver
nWeems has been favored by Bears General Manager, Phil Emery, since Emery was the Atlanta Falcons' director of college scouting when Weems joined the team in 2007. Weems has 24 receptions in 54 career games.
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Jason Campbell | Quarterback
nChicago Bears agree to a 1-year contract with Quarterback Jason Campbell.
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Jason Campbell | Quarterback
nWith Cutler's thumb injury, the Bears need a strong backup quarterback - which is where Campbell comes into play. The Bears have been struggling with quarterbacks since Cutler got injured with Caleb Hanie and Todd Collins.
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Jason Campbell | Quarterback
nCampbell has 74 touchdowns and 50 interceptions in his 71-game career.
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Matt Forte | Running Back
nThe Chicago Bears have decided to use their designated Franchise Tag on free agent Running Back Matt Forte for an extension.
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Matt Forte | Running Back
nThe franchise tag only clarifies Forte's worth to the team; The Bears are willing to commit to a $7.7 million contract to Forte in 2012 - any more than that is in question.
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Matt Forte | Running Back
nForte is a major part of Chicago's offensive team. Forte has 997 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns last season, despite spraining his MCL.
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Tim Jennings | Cornerback
nCornerback Tim Jennings has re-signed with the Bears for another two years.
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Tim Jennings | Cornerback
nWith a powerful physical ability, Jennings contribution to the Bears' defense is promising, having the Bears snag him before he hit the market.
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Tim Jennings | Cornerback
nPlanning to open the season opposite from veteran Charles Tillman; Jennings has 294 career tackles in 85 games; and 7 interceptions and 5 forced fumbles in 2010.
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Josh McCown | Quarterback
nBears announced Wednesday afternoon that they will secure McCown to a one-year contract.
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Josh McCown | Quarterback
nAccording to the Chicago Tribune, McCown has expressed willingness to be third quarterback behind Jay Cutler.
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Josh McCown | Quarterback
nMcCown has thrown for 6,998 yards with 37 touchdowns in his 50 games.
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Israel Idonije | Defensive end
Defensive end Israel Idonije has been resigned to a one-year contract with the Bears.
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Israel Idonije | Defensive end
In his 118 games with the Bears, Idonije has 222 tackles, 21 sacks and five forced fumbles.
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Israel Idonije | Defensive end
Idonije has recorded 20 special-teams tackles, along with blocking eight kicks – ranking third in the NFL.
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Craig Steltz | Safety
Unrestricted free agent safety Craig Steltz has resigned with the Bears on a two-year contract.
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Craig Steltz | Safety
Steltz ranks fourth on the Bears with 12 special-teams tackles.
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Craig Steltz | Safety
nWith his Bears’ playing career, Steltz has appeared in 48 games, recording 71 tackles and one interception.
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Kellen Davis | Tight end
Unrestricted free agent tight end Kellen Davis has resigned with the Bears for a two-year term.
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Kellen Davis | Tight end
Seeking to keep Davis in Chicago, the Bears managed to convince him stay in Chicago, after Davis visited Dallas.
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Kellen Davis | Tight end
nDavis led the Bears last season with five touchdown receptions; making 18 catches for 206 yards.
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Michael Bush | Running Back
nThe Chicago Bears brought Michael Bush on board for $14 Million and 4 years.
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Bush was a big factor in the Raiders' success last season, filling in admirably for the injure Darren McFadden.
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