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Bears re-sign punter O'Donnell to 2-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears say they have re-signed veteran punter Pat O'Donnell to a two-year contract.

O'Donnell has spent all five of his seasons with Chicago and is the franchise's leader with a 44.9-yard career gross average. O'Donnell averaged 45 yards per punt last season and tied a career high with 28 punts inside the 20.

The Bears also agreed to a one-year contract with backup quarterback Tyler Bray. He spent most of last season their practice squad.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Chicago 1240.750
Minnesota 871.531
Green Bay 691.406
Detroit 6100.375
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Trubisky3223
Pass TDs: M. Trubisky24
Rush Yds: J. Howard935
Rush TDs: J. Howard9
Rec Yds: A. Robinson II754
Rec TDs: A. Miller7
Int: K. Fuller7
Sacks: K. Mack12.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5502 (21)
Passing Yards: 3747 (22)
Rushing Yards: 1938 (11)
Points per game: 26.3 (9)
Yards per game: 343.9 (21)
Touchdowns: 44 (12)
Field Goals: 23 (19)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4795 (3)
Passing Yards: 3854 (7)
Rushing Yards: 1280 (1)
Points per game: 17.7 (1)
Yards per game: 299.7 (3)
Touchdowns: 27 (1)
Field Goals: 25 (16)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/20 P. O'Donnell signed/unrest FA Two-year contract (through 2020)
3/20 T. Bray signed One-year contract (through 2019)
3/15 N. Williams re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2019)
3/15 M. Hall signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2019)
3/14 H. Clinton-Dix signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2019)
3/13 T. Larsen signed One-year contract (through 2019)
3/13 A. Amos Jr. Declared Free Agent
3/13 J. Bellamy Declared Free Agent
3/13 D. Brown Declared Free Agent
3/13 M. Burton Declared Free Agent
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/6 A. Lynch elbow (Doubtful)
1/6 D. Houston-Carson ribs (Questionable)
1/6 E. Jackson ankle (Questionable)
1/6 B. Nichols knee (Questionable)
1/6 T. Burton groin (Questionable)
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