CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 12: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears drops back to pass under the protection of teammates Roberto Garza #63 and Olin Kreutz #57 against the Detroit Lions during the NFL season opening game at Soldier Field on September 12 2010 in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Chicago Bears have signed Center Roberto Garza to a two-year contract extension, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears have signed Center Roberto Garza to a two-year contract extension. Garza, who moved to center this season after the departure of veteran Olin Kreutz via free agency, has apparently done enough to impress Bears brass over these first eight games at his new position. The 32-year-old veteran was heading into his final season under contract with the Bears, so it makes sense that the Bears chose to get the deal done now and move forward with Garza through 2013.
The deal is reportedly worth $6.55 million over two years, with $2.6 million in guaranteed money, and is expected to be announced on Tuesday. Someone had better ask Matt Forte how he feels about all of this excitement.
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