By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Before the Super Bowl, three-time Pro-Bowler Kyle Long hinted at a comeback.

“Everybody still wants to play. Can you still play is the question and I don’t know the answer to that. I may be seeking that answer until the day I die,” Long said at the time. “It’s a football problem. I’ve got a lot of suits (for work now).”

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Now, it is happening.

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The longtime Bears offensive lineman is returning to the NFL as a free agent after a year away.

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Long has pointed out that he didn’t retire – he was fired by the Bears.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff