The Bears announced on Wednesday afternoon they have agreed to terms with cornerback Kyle Fuller on a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year.
"Local kid does good."
If you're following NFL teams in the Midwest, that's not a headline you're too likely to see.
Legendary NFL personnel chief George Young once declared, “Nothing important gets done before Bastille Day,” referring to contract agreements with teams’ draft choices each year.
Jay Cutler's seven-year, $126-million deal in early January helped stabilize the Bears' offense, but general manager credits the contract with giving the team's defense a boost as well.