Bears sign tight end Pope

Updated: August 3, 2013, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- 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.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.