Bears Re-Sign LB Christian Jones To 1-Year Deal

By Chris Emma–

(CBS) The Bears re-signed linebacker Christian Jones to a one-year deal Saturday in their latest move of this free agency period.

Jones entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2014 and is now set to play his fourth season. A starter of 15 games, he has become a key special teams player for the Bears.

Jones, 26, has 170 tackles in three NFL seasons, including a career-best 86 in 2015 and 69 in 2014.

Chicago’s signing of cornerback Prince Amukamara was also made official Saturday, as a source confirmed on Friday. Amukamara is slated to be the Bears’ top cornerback.

Chris Emma covers the Bears, Chicago’s sports scene and more for CBSChicago.com. Follow him on Twitter @CEmma670 and like his Facebook page.

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