Bears sign center Brian de la Puente

The Chicago Bears have signed former New Orleans Saints center Brian de la Puente to a one-year contract.

He visited the Washington Redskins during free agency.

The 28-year-old is a former Cal standout who has started every game for the past two seasons.

He has started 44 of 48 career games.

He has previous stints with the Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers.

The 6-foot-3, 306-pounder played last season under a $2.023 million restricted free agent tender.

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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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