The Chicago Bears addressed their much maligned offensive line on Wednesday by agreeing to a one-year contract with guard Chilo Rachal. Rachal was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft, and he was with the team for his entire career before the two parted ways this offseason.
Rachal has played 55 games in his career and started in 38 of those, although he did lose his starting job early in the 2012 season. The acquisition of Rachal certainly doesn't preclude the Bears from addressing the interior of their line in this year's draft, but if they feel like they can squeeze more value out of an ex-second round pick, it may free them up to help out other positions.
The financial terms of the deal have yet to be revealed.
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