Brandon Meriweather agrees with Bears

Updated: September 4, 2011, 4:31 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Bears announced they have reached a one-year agreement with former New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather.

The Patriots cut Meriweather, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, on Saturday.

It's unclear how exactly Meriweather's arrival will impact the Bears secondary. After allowing Danieal Manning to sign with the Houston Texans in free agency, the Bears promoted 2010 third-round pick Major Wright to full-time starting status at one of the safety ...

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