Bears Ink First Round DE Shea McClellin

The Bears announced that they have agreed to terms with first round defensive end Shea McClellin on a four-year contract that includes a team option for the 2016 season.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but based on being the 19th overall pick in the draft, McClellin’s contract is projected to be worth around $8.266 million. All or most of that amount will be fully guaranteed.

In 49 games at Boise State, McClellin recorded 130 tackles, including 35 for a loss and 20.5 sacks. McClellin added four interceptions, one he returned for a touchdown, with two passes defensed, five forced fumbles and even blocked a kick on special teams.

McClellin is projected to start opposite Julius Peppers on the Bears’ four-man defensive line.

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