Bears agree to deal with Eric Weems

Updated: March 14, 2012, 11:55 AM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with kick returner/wide receiver Eric Weems on a three-year contract Wednesday.

The move gives the Bears extra protection in the event special teams ace Corey Graham departs via free agency, or No. 2 kick returner Johnny Knox is slow to recover from a serious back injury.

Weems, a 2010 Pro Bowl special teams selection, has 2,896 kick return yards the past five seasons, seventh-best in the NFL for that time span. He had an ...

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