Bears Sign Punter To Replace Brad Maynard

Bears begin signing free agents

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Bears Sign Punter Adam Podlesh

Just 48 hours after the Bears announced they won’t be retaining veteran Punter Brad Maynard, they have already found his replacement. The Bears have agreed to terms with former Jacksonville Jaguars punter Adam Podlesh.

It has been reported that the deal will be for five years around $2 million per season which would put Podlesh in the top five salaries for punters.

The Maryland Terapin graduate averaged 43.8 yards per punt last season and has a career average of 42.6. Podlesh was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2010.

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Bears Come To Terms With 19 Undrafted Free Agents

The Chicago Bears on Tuesday have officially come to terms with the following undrafted free agents. This list is sure to change as paperwork gets finalized and offers are accepted.

Kyle Adams TE-Purdue
Tressor Baptiste LB- Texas A&M
JC Brignon C-Mississippi State
Antareis Bryan CB-Baylor
Corbin Bryant DT- Northwestern
Travis Cobb WR-Arizona
Josh Davis T- Georgia
Ricky Henry G- Nebraska
Mike Holmes CB-Syracuse
Robert Hughes RB-Notre Dame
Ryan Jones CB-NW Missouri State
Alex Linnenkohl C-Oregon State
Jordan Miller DT-Southern
Deron Minor LB-McNeese State
Sean Murnane DT- Central Michigan
Andre Smith TE-Virginia Tech
Winston Venable S-Boise State
Anthony Walters S-Delaware
Jimmy Young WR-TCU

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Ohio State WR Dane Sanzenbacher Signs With Bears

The Bears have agreed to terms with one of most sought after undrafted free agents. Ohio State wide receiver Danze Sanzenbacher has agreed to join the Chicago Bears. Sanzenbacher was reportedly offered more money by other teams, but decided to sign with the Bears because of his chances of making the team and liked the opportunity to play with Mike Martz.

The Ohio State wide receiver started 27 games for the Buckeyes and was first team all Big Ten.

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Bears Begin Signing Undrafted Free Agents

It's so nice to be able to start talking actual football and free agent signings and rumors. Today teams are able to start signing undrafted free agents and so far this is who the Bears have signed.

JC Brignone                    C               Mississippi State

Corbin Bryant                 DE             Northwestern

Dom DeCicco                  S              Pittsburgh

Ricky Henry                     OL             Nebraska

Mike Holmes                  CB             Syracuse

Ryan Jones                    CB              NW Missouri State

Alex Linnenkohl              C               Oregon State

Winston Venable           DB              Boise State

Anthony Walters             DB             Delaware

Jimmy Young                 WR             TCU

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