Bears Sign Morgan

By Scott Leber | sleber@wtvo.com

Published 04/21 2014 03:47PM

Updated 04/21 2014 03:50PM

LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears signed WR Josh Morgan to a one-year contract.

The 6-1, 220-pound Morgan has appeared in 79 games with 54 starts in six seasons with San Francisco (2008-11) and Washington (2012-13), hauling in 199 receptions for 2,488 yards (12.5 ypc) and 11 touchdowns. He has added 27 kickoff returns for 625 yards (23.1 ypr), eight punt returns for 59 yards (7.4 ypr) and 12 rushing attempts for 116 yards (9.7 ypc).

In 2013, Morgan caught 20 passes for 214 yards (10.7 ypc) with 12 kickoff returns for 239 yards (19.9 ypr) and eight punt returns for 59 yards (7.4 ypr) in 14 contests (seven starts).

Morgan originally entered the NFL as a sixth round selection (174th overall) of the San Francisco 49ers in the 2008 NFL Draft out of Virginia Tech

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