Bears reach agreement with Sutton

May, 15, 2014
May 15
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The NFL draft wrapped up just five days ago, but on Thursday, Chicago became the first team in the NFL to reach agreements with its entire 2014 draft class.

The Bears announced that third-round pick Will Sutton agreed to terms Thursday on a four-year contract.

Financial details weren't immediately disclosed.

Sutton was the second of consecutive defensive tackles taken by the Bears in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft. The last time the Bears took defensive tackles back-to-back in early rounds was 2004, when the club drafted Tommie Harris and Tank Johnson.

A two-time Pac-12 Player of the Year, Sutton was a three-year starter at Arizona State, where he generated 45.5 tackles for loss to go with 20.5 sacks, including 13 in 2012 as a junior. Sutton's production dipped in 2013, but he contributed 48 tackles, four sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss.

With Sutton agreeing to terms, the Bears have reached deals with their entire eight-man draft class. The Bears agreed to terms Wednesday with their first-round pick, CB Kyle Fuller, on a four-year contract with a fifth-year option.

On Tuesday, the club signed defensive tackle Ego Ferguson, running back Ka'Deem Carey, punter Pat O'Donnell and offensive tackle Charles Leno Jr. On Monday, the club agreed to terms with safety Brock Vereen and quarterback David Fales.

The team kicks off a three-day rookie minicamp Friday at Halas Hall.

Michael C. Wright

ESPN Chicago Bears reporter

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