(CBS) Free agent defensive back and former Bear Zack Bowman has signed a one-year deal with the Giants, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan and other reports.

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For several weeks, Bowman had been rumored to favor the Giants, so the signing comes as no surprise, and the Bears never appeared to make a serious push to re-sign him.

Chicago has already added two new defensive backs in free agency in safeties Ryan Mundy and M.D. Jennings, as well as re-signing cornerback Charles Tillman. With Bowman’s exit, the Bears are still in search of cornerback depth and a nickel back.

The 29-year-old Bowman has played all six of his pro seasons in Chicago. He had 45 tackles and three interceptions last season.

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