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Bears Re-Sign LB Sam Acho, CB Prince Amukamara

March 14, 2018 - 4:05 pm
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Veteran linebacker Sam Acho and defensive back Prince Amukamara have been re-signed to the Chicago Bears, pending physicials, the team announced Wednesday.

Acho has spent the past three seasons with the Bears and was formerly with the Arizona Cardinals. He’s posted career totals of 252 tackles, 17 sacks, 24 TFLs, 10 forced fumbles, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries in 98 games.

Acho has appeared in 47 games (25 starts) in three seasons with the Bears, including all 32 games the past two seasons, totaling 140 tackles, eight TFLs and four sacks during his time in Chicago.

Amukamara started 12-of-14 games at corner for Chicago in 2017 and helped guide a secondary unit that only allowed one 100-yard wide receiver all season. His 48 tackles on the season ranked fourth among Bears defensive backs and his seven passes defensed were the second-highest club total.