Bears re-sign Charles Tillman to one-year deal

Charles "Peanut" Tillman is living proof that an NFL player can go home again.

The Chicago Bears have brought back the veteran cornerback on a one-year contract, the team announced.

Tillman ended last season on injured reserve.

He visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former Bears coach Lovie Smith, but ultimately decided to return to the Bears.

This should be a popular move with the Bears' fan base.

Tillman was named NFL Man of the Year.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.