Bears sign Akiem Hicks

The Chicago Bears signed veteran defensive lineman Akiem Hicks. Hicks, 26, had 23 tackles and two sacks last season for the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints. He played for the Saints when Bears general manager Ryan Pace was working there. At 6-foot-5, 324 pounds, Hicks adds another big body alongside nose tackle Eddie Goldman. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
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.

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