Bears sign K Redford Jones to compete with Parkey

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Jan. 25, 2019 at 05:18 p.m.

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Jan. 25, 2019 at 05:40 p.m.

The Chicago Bears signed a kicker Friday to present some opponents for the embattled Cody Parkey — however possibly no longer one you’ve heard of.

NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport relays that the Bears hold signed free-agent kicker Redford Jones after figuring out extra established legs love Crop Folk and Blair Walsh earlier in the day.
Jones, a Tulsa product, has no longer kicked in an NFL game and associated on 50 of 67 enviornment targets and 169-172 additional aspects all the method by approach to his three college seasons.
It has been a trying few weeks for Parkey since his rotten “double doink” ended the Bears’ season Wild Card Weekend. For the reason that cross over, Parker appeared on the TODAY direct perfect to be admonished by Bears administration for stated appearance.
Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky threw his “give a boost to” in the support of Parkey when talking to journalists from the Skilled Bowl this week, however the undeniable truth that Chicago felt the have to work out and then mark a kicker in January — months away from OTAs — is no longer a appropriate mark for Parkey’s future in the Windy City.

Whereas the #Bears signed K Redford Jones, the roster internet site of embattled incumbent kicker Cody Parkey remains unchanged. His wage of $3.5M for 2019 is fully guaranteed, by the manner.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)
January 25, 2019

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