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Chicago Bears re-sign WR Deonte Thompson

By The Sports Xchange   |   March 25, 2016 at 12:15 AM
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The Chicago Bears retained receiver/returner Deonte Thompson by agreeing to terms on a one-year deal on Thursday.

Thompson had two catches for 81 yards in seven games for the Bears last season. He excelled on kickoff returns by averaging 29.2 yards, second in the NFL behind Cordarrelle Patterson (31.2) of the Minnesota Vikings.

Thompson has played in 21 NFL games over four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens (2012-13), Buffalo Bills (2014) and the Bears. He has 17 career receptions for 228 yards and a kickoff return average of 27.8.

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