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Bears to Ink Former Eagles TE Trey Burton to Four-Year Deal

The Bears are reportedly signing former Eagles tight end Trey Burton to a four-year, $32 million contract according to Ian Rapoport of

This move almost certainly means the Bears plan to cut Dion Sims, who they just signed to a “three-year, 18 million” contract last offseason. The new Bears offense under rookie head coach Matt Nagy should provide ample opportunities for Burton to finally prove himself as a starting tight end, as Nagy heavily utilized the tight end position during his time with the Kansas City Chiefs.

(Think Travis Kelce.) and you have to think the Bears are already conjuring up a “Chicago Special” with Burton throwing to second-year QB Mitchell Trubisky. 2017 second-round tight end Adam Shaheen, who emerged as a receiving threat at the end of last season due to the decimation of the Bears pass-catching corps, should also compete for targets


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One Response to “Bears to Ink Former Eagles TE Trey Burton to Four-Year Deal”

  1. Shane the drunk Fling says:

    Who… Whom… Who is? Uh… Excited yet?

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