(CBS) The Bears announced Monday they have signed TE Gabe Miller to the practice squad.

The 6-3, 257-pound Miller was drafted by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Oregon State. He spent the 2011 season on the Chiefs active roster but did not appear in a game.

The Bears had a spot open on the practice squad after TE Dedrick Epps was signed to the New York Jets active roster.

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