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Restricted free-agent running back Kahlil Bell has signed his one-year tender offer from the Chicago Bears.
Bell ran for 337 yards and averaged 4.3 per carry in his third season in the league. He rushed for 240 yards over the final three weeks but committed three fumbles over the last two games, including two in a loss to Green Bay.
Bell is expected to be the third running back behind Matt Forte and the recently acquired Michael Bush.
The Bears announced the signing on Wednesday.
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In a minor move prior to the NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears re-signed running back Kahlil Bell. Bell gives the Bears added depth and provides further insurance should fellow RB Matt Forte hold out for any length of time during this summer’s training camp. The official release from the Bears follows: The Chicago Bears announced the signing of restricted free [...]
Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell, who started two games for the club last season, signed his restricted free agent tender this afternoon, keeping him on the team for at least one more year.
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