Bears sign Lynch, 8 other undrafted free agents

    2014-05-11 19:19

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears have announced deals with nine undrafted free agents, highlighted by former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch.

Lynch threw for 2,892 yards and 24 touchdowns during his senior season with the Huskies. He also rushed for 1,920 yards and 23 TDs.

The 23-year-old Lynch, who finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting, is listed as a running back on the Bears' release.

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The other players on Sunday's announcement are defensive tackles Brandon Dunn (Louisville) and Lee Pegues (East Carolina); offensive guards Ryan Groy (Wisconsin) and James Dunbar (TCU); linebackers Tana Patrick (Alabama), Christian Jones (Florida State) and Devekeyan Lattimore (South Florida); and offensive tackle Cody Booth (Temple).