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Bears Re-Sign DT Collins

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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(CBS) The Bears on Thursday re-signed the first of their own players, bringing back defensive tackle Nate Collins on a one-year deal.

The Bears refused to initially sign Collins’ tender of $1.23 million, making the 25-year-old a free agent.

After taking three days to explore other options, Collins signed with the Bears for the minimum contract of $715,000.