It appears that wide out Bears WR Alshon Jeffery will be staying in town after all, Ian Rapoport has tweeted out that the wide receiver has officially signed his franchise tag.
#Bears WR Alshon Jeffery has officially signed his franchise tag, source said.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2016
Keeping Jeffery is a key to the Bears, as last season in nine games he had 54 catches for 807 yards and four touchdowns. In his career, he caught 252 passes with 3,728 yards and 24 scores.