"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.
The Bears are wasting no time signing members of their 2014 draft class.
The Bears agreed to terms with safety Brock Vereen and quarterback David Fales to four-year contracts on Monday. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Former NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch took one step closer to living his dream when he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Bears on Saturday following the 2014 NFL Draft.