2012 NFL Free Agency: Bears Interested In DE Kamerion Wimbley, According To Report

The Chicago Bears are reportedly interested in free agent DE Kamerion Wimbley, according to Vuaghn McClure of The Chicago Tribune:

The Bears continue to shore up their team in preparation of a hopeful Super Bowl run in 2012, having already re-signed DE Israel Idonije, traded for WR Brandon Marshall and signed QB Jason Campbell and special teams standout WR Eric Weems. The team finished the 2011 NFL season with an 8-8 record.


Related: Chicago Bears Sign DE Israel Idonije

Wimbley, who turns 29 this season, has starter 15 or more games in each of his 6 NFL seasons. The FSU alum boasts 42.5 career sacks, and has averaged over 7 sacks and 1 forced fumble per season. He has played a 3-4 outside linebacker thus far in his career, but the Bears may look to convert him into a defensive end.

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