Monday, 29 May, 2017

Bears sign 2nd-round pick TE Adam Shaheen

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Rita Gibson | 20 May, 2017, 04:21

The team announced on Friday that second-round tight end Adam Shaheen has signed his four-year rookie deal.

The Bears drafted him with the 45th overall pick.

Zach Miller and Dion Sims are on hand at tight end for the Bears in the event Shaheen does need some extra polish before he's ready to take on life with an National Football League offense. Morgan's deal was a 4 year, $2,696,038 contract, with $296,038 guaranteed.

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The Chicago Bears are slowly, but surely, getting their five 2017 Draft picks under contract.

After playing sparingly at Ashland in 2014, the 6-6, 278-pounder caught 70 passes for 803 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2015 and 57 passes for 867 yards and 16 TDs in 2016. Myles Garrett, the defensive end drafted No. 1 by the Browns, signed a contract worth $30.4 million fully guaranteed Friday morning.

On May 11, the Bears inked fourth rounder Tarik Cohen and fifth rounder Jordan Morgan, and on May 15, they locked up their other fourth round pick, Eddie Jackson.

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