The Bears Signed WR David Moore and CB Greg Stroman Jr. to One-Year Contracts

Earlier in the week, the Bears had a handful of players in for tryouts as the ball got rolling for the start of voluntary minicamp.

Two such players, David Moore and Greg Stroman Jr., made strong enough impressions to get an extended look:

Finally, some free agent help for the wide receiver and cornerback positions that we’ve long been waiting for around these parts.

OK, these aren’t the dynamic signings of impact fresh faces folks might’ve been hoping to see. But there is nothing wrong with adding some depth to the roster. If not for now, but for when things take it up a notch down the road with more workouts and minicamps to come. And when the time comes for those to get underway, Moore and Stroman will have a leg up having already been in camp after signing today.

Moore, 27, was a seventh-round pick by the Seahawks in 2017. A usable depth piece in Seattle, Moore snagged five touchdowns in 2018 and six more in 2020. Catching passes from Russell Wilson sure looks like fun:

As for Stroman, he has played just three defensive snaps in five games over the last two years. But there was a time when the Virginia Tech product looked to have a future as corner in the league. Stroman never took the leap, but still has a résumé that includes versatility (he returns kicks, too!) that would certainly be welcome in Chicago.

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Luis C. Medina, who you can find on Twitter at lcm1986, has been covering the Chicago Bears at Bleacher Nation since 2017. Since then, he has written about 3 head coaches, 5 play-callers, and 11 starting quarterbacks. Previously, Luis wrote about the Cubs and MLB at BN (2015-16) and worked in the Chicago Tribune sports department (2011-16). He also co-hosted a Cubs postgame show, Outside the Ivy, in 2019.

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