Bears sign wide receiver Josh Morgan

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The Chicago Bears have signed former Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract.

The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder played for the Redskins for the past two seasons, spending the first four years of his career with the San Francisco 49ers.

For his career, Morgan has 199 receptions for 2,488 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Morgan was selected by the 49ers in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL draft out of Virginia Tech. In 2009, he had 52 receptions for 527 yards and three touchdowns.

Morgan caught 44 passes for a career-high 698 yards and two touchdowns while playing in 16 games with 11 starts in 2010.

With the Redskins, he had 48 receptions for 510 yards and two touchdowns in 2012 and 20 catches for 214 yards in 2013.

Last season, Morgan also averaged 19.9 yards on 12 kickoff returns and 7.4 yards on eight punt returns.

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