The Bears have officially signed defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris and linebacker Isaiah Irving, the team announced on Monday.
The Bears are back. The 2019 season starts today with workouts at Halas Hall.
Both Robertson-Harris and Irving were exclusive rights players, which means that, while not under contract, they were not free to sign with any other team. If a player doesnt sign the contract with their team, the player has to quit. Reserves and practice squad players typically fall under exclusive rights.
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Last season, Robertson-Harris had three sacks in 16 games and Irving had one sack in 13 games, both serving reserve roles.
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The Bears announced defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris and linebacker Isaiah Irving signed their tenders Monday.
Robertson-Harris, 25, has played 29 games the past two seasons, making 34 tackles, five sacks and three pass breakups. He missed his rookie season of 2016 on the non-football illness list after a serious heat-related incident before reporting to training camp.