Bears sign tight end Pope

    2013-08-03 12:30

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears have signed tight end Leonard Pope to a one-year contract.

The 6-foot-8 Pope has 105 receptions for 982 yards and 11 touchdowns over seven seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2006-08), Kansas City Chiefs (2009-11) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2012). He appeared in 16 games last season and had three receptions for nine yards and two touchdowns.

The Bears announced the move on Saturday. They also waived tight end Brody Eldridge.

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