The Chicago Bears are reportedly interested in free agent DE Kamerion Wimbley, according to Vuaghn McClure of The Chicago Tribune:
The Bears are expected to look into Kamerion Wimbley now that he's been released. But money will be the issue, as with Mario Williams.— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) March 16, 2012
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.
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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