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Bears Sign Kevin Butler’s Son To Reserve/Future Contract

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Drew Butler.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Drew Butler. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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(CBS) The Bears are keeping it in the family.

The team announced Tuesday that they have signed former Georgia punter Drew Butler, the son of Kevin Butler, to a reserve/future contract.

Drew Butler played 16 games for the Steelers in 2012 as an undrafted free agent. Pittsburgh cut him in September and he spent the 2013 season out of the league.

Kevin Butler kicked for the Bears for nine seasons. He holds the record for most points scored by a Bear with 1,116.

The Bears also signed running back Willie Carter out of Tulsa.

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