Bears sign TE Jimmy Graham


The Bears have their first big free-agent signing in the books after agreeing to terms with former Saints and Packers tight end, Jimmy Graham.

Graham, who played the last two seasons in Green Bay, brings an established pass-catcher to the Bears' tight end room. He finished the 2019 season with 38 catches for 447 yards and three touchdowns, his lowest across-the-board output since his rookie season in 2010.

Graham joins Trey Burton atop Chicago's tight end depth chart.

At 33 years old, Graham isn't the player he once was, which included a 1,300-yard season with the Saints back in 2011. Regardless, he brings some stability to an otherwise volatile tight end room.

Graham's addition doesn't rule out the potential for Chicago to add a tight end in the 2020 NFL draft. But it appears the Bears have solidified a position that was one of their biggest weaknesses in 2019.

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