Bears agree to 6-year contract extension with cornerback Tillman
The Bears cleared a major hurdle for the future of their defense Tuesday by agreeing with cornerback Charles Tillman on a six-year extension that will keep him in Chicago until 2013.
The deal will pay about $38 million in new money with $18.5 million in guarantees."They compromised. We compromised," Tillman said. "They were willing to listen. We were willing to listen. That's how it got done." Combined with the recent signing of cornerback Nathan Vasher for $28 million ...
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