Found May 18, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Kyle Long
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
credit: US-Presswire The Chicago Bears have signed their first-round pick from the 2013 NFL Draft. Kyle Long and the Bears have agreed on a four-year contract. Long was the 20th pick of the draft. Long is expected to start training came as a right guard but the athletic lineman could also be an option at left guard and right tackle. The Bears were initially criticized for their pick of Long but at-least two other teams were considering drafting him in the first-round. It will be a tough first season for Long as he will have to match-up against Ndamukong Suh and B.J. Raji twice. The total value of Long’s deal is roughly $8.2 million according to the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago Bears Sign 2013 First Round Pick Kyle Long

Let’s face it, the Chicago Bears offensive line was a complete mess the past two seasons. And maybe drafting Kyle Long with the twentieth pick in the first round was a bit of a reach but it was still a solid pick for a need they had to address. They officially inked Kyle, son of NFL great Howie Long, to a four-year deal. He should immediately start at right guard and possibly move...

Bears sign first round pick Kyle Long

The Chicago Bears have announced that they signed first round pick, offensive lineman Kyle Long. LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with first-round pick Kyle Long on four-year deal plus an option. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 18, 2013 With the addition of Long and Jermon Bushrod in the free agency, the Bears have done a nice job of strengthening their line.   Need NFL Tickets...

Bears draft class in tow with Long’s signing

The Chicago Bears have their 2013 rookie draft class signed, sealed, and delivered with the announcement that first-round choice Kyle Long inked a four-year deal with the club Friday evening. It continues a recent trend of having all the draft picks under contract prior to the start of training camp. The Bears selected Long with the 20th choice of the [...]

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Bears agree to terms with Kyle Long

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with first-round offensive lineman Kyle Long. The team has now signed all of its 2013 draft picks.

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Bears, 1st-round pick Kyle Long agree to terms

The Chicago Bears inked their first round pick (20th overall) on Friday, signing G Kyle Long, the son of former NFL great DE Howie Long, and of course the brother of Rams DE Chris Long. They now have all their 2013 draft selections in the fold. Long, 6-6, 311 lbs. out of Oregon, will join a Bears revamped line to help shore up protection for QB Jay Cutler. Although Long only has...

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