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Bears Sign Eddie Jackson, Leaving Mitch Trubisky and Adam Shaheen As Only Draft Picks Left Unsigned

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Three down, two to go:

The Chicago Bears have signed three of the five players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, with safety Eddie Jackson being the latest.

Jackson was a fourth-round pick (112th overall) out of Alabama, where he was a four-year contributor who made the transition from cornerback to a second-team All-American safety in 2015. Jackson came up with six of his nine career interceptions in 2015, but had an injury-shortened 2016 because of a broken leg.

On May 11, the Bears signed running back Tarik Cohen and offensive lineman Jordan Morgan to four-year contracts. Cohen was a fourth-round selection picked 119th overall, while Morgan was chosen in the fifth round with pick No. 147.


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The only draft picks who remain unsigned are quarterback Mitch Trubisky and tight end Adam Shaheen, who participated in the Bears’ weekend rookie mini-camp despite being unsigned.


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Luis Medina

Luis is the Lead Writer at The Ten-Yard Line, and you can find him on Twitter at @lcm1986.